Pileated Woodpecker - jimgorum
Powered by SmugMug Log In

Pileated Woodpecker

These powerful woodpeckers chip out characteristic oval or rectangular excavations in the trees in which they forage. Their drumming can be heard for long distances, as can their loud 'laughing' call. They roost in hollow trees with multiple entrance holes.

PileatedWoodpeckerJim GorumMinnesotaRed forehead crestcapand napeBlack and white barred backsleekroundheadednest in cavitieseats insectsspidersand other arthropodsNatures creationfeathers.