Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)

Quite vocal, you can always hear them as they glean insects from tree trucks.

diet: mostly insects, but as can be seen here enjoys fruit as well. Nests in dead trees, so leave those SNAGS!


Shown on Florida Native Plant: AMERICAN ELDER; ELDERBERRY (Sambucus nigra L. subsp. canadensis)

My take:

Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)


1 comment
  1. I have one of these magnificent birds coming to my feeders! LOVE

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