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Red-bellied Woodpecker
(Melanerpes carolinus)

    
        
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Photo © Don DesJardin
 
Red-bellied Woodpecker Information

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.  
 
Identification tips
for the Red-bellied Woodpecker
 
Sounds of the Red-bellied Woodpecker
 
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Red-bellied Woodpecker Breeding Map Red-bellied Woodpecker Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
 
Additional Information:
 
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Description, foraging behavior, breeding, courtship, predation, conversation status, and vocalizations. (From Wikipedia)
 
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
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