Did you know that other birds are attracted to the rectangular holes that pileated woodpeckers drill?
Pileated woodpeckers are large, black birds with white stripes on their heads and chests and red necks. Males have a red stripe on their cheeks that females do not..
Least Concern - Population Increasing
Deciduous and mixed forests
Pileated woodpeckers nest in holes in dead trees.
Insects, fruit, and nuts
Pileated woodpeckers forage by drilling holes in dead trees.
Male pileated woodpeckers are often confused with red-headed woodpeckers because both have similar patterns and red on their heads.
Pileated woodpeckers have red on their heads less white on them than red-headed woodpeckers.
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