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Red-bellied Woodpecker

Melanerpes carolinus

Description:

Medium sized bird with what appears like a striped pattern of black and white on resting wing feathers. Red spots on back of head and base of beak.

Habitat:

Palm tree

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1 Comment

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 10 years ago

They are only found in the South West. I expect you have seen a Red-Bellied Woodpecker which frequents your area.

LauraMcCann
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LauraMcCann

South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Mar 22, 2011
Submitted on Jul 18, 2011

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