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Red-bellied Woodpecker_Fe

Red-bellied Woodpecker FeSize - 8 1/2-10 inches long
Habitat - Open woodlands, farmlands, orchards, shade trees, and parks.
Nesting - The nest is a cavity excavated 5-70 feet above the ground in a dead trunk, limb, or utility pole.
Eggs - 3 to 5, white. Incubation about 14 days, by both parents. Leave the nest in 24 to 26 days, and remain with the parents until after fledging.
Food - Insects, fruit, and seeds.

Red-bellied Woodpecker_M

Red-bellied Woodpecker MSize - 8 1/2-10 inches long
Habitat - Open woodlands, farmlands, orchards, shade trees, and parks.
Nesting - The nest is a cavity excavated 5-70 feet above the ground in a dead trunk, limb, or utility pole.
Eggs - 3 to 5, white. Incubation about 14 days, by both parents. Leave the nest in 24 to 26 days, and remain with the parents until after fledging.
Food - Insects, fruit, and seeds.

Pileated Woodpecker_M

Male Pileated WoodpeckerSize - 16 to 19 inches long
Habitat - Mature forests with large trees.
Nesting - The eggs are laid in a dead tree trunk or limb in a stand of living trees, 15 to 70 feet above the ground.
Eggs - 3 to 8, white. Incubation about 18 days, by both sexes.
Food - Mainly ants and other wood-boring insects; also berries.

Pileated Woodpecker_Fe

Fe Pileated WoodpeckerSize - 16 to 19 inches long
Habitat - Mature forests with large trees.
Nesting - The eggs are laid in a dead tree trunk or limb in a stand of living trees, 15 to 70 feet above the ground.
Eggs - 3 to 8, white. Incubation about 18 days, by both sexes.
Food - Mainly ants and other wood-boring insects; also berries.





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