Pileated Woodpecker

A Magnificent Bird I had a visit from a very shy bird, a Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus), last weekend.  It is the largest woodpecker around since the Ivory-billed (Campephilus principalis) is presumed extinct.   It is a crow-sized woodpecker, with a 17" long body and a wingspan around 29", according to National Wildlife Federation Field... Continue Reading →

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