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Red-bellied Woodpecker

Melanerpes carolinus

Habitat:

Palm Tree

Notes:

Two of these woodpeckers were building a nest in a palm tree right outside of the resort I stayed at.


1 species ID suggestions

2 Comments

Peyton Irby
Peyton Irby 6 years ago

Ok thx

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 6 years ago

I think this actually is a Red-Bellied Woodpecker, Melanerpes carolinus:
http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/red-b....
Red-headed Woodpeckers look a bit different. See here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-headed_...

This is a great spot!

Sarasota, Florida, USA

Lat: 27.27, Long: -82.55

Spotted on Jun 22, 2012
Submitted on Jun 22, 2012

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