Length: 9 - 10"
Habitat: Primarily, mature deciduous forests; less frequently, coniferous or mixed forests; woodland edges, groves, orchards, residential areas.
Diet: Insects such as ants, grasshoppers, and beetles. Acorns, beechnuts, corn, seeds, tree sap, wild fruits and berries.
Female Red-bellied Woodpecker
Credit: Sheila Brown
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
(Image credit: USGS)