Red-headed Woodpecker

Red-headed Woodpecker
(Melanerpes erythrocephalus)
Thanks to Katrina and lots of insect infested pine trees.. The Red-headed Woodpeckers have been very busy in our area. They laugh and swoop swiftly through the yard and pines. According to Greek mythology, Picus was a son of Saturn, and he was turned into a woodpecker by Circe when he rejected her. The Red-headed Woodpecker is listed as a vulnerable species in Canada and is listed on multiple state threatened species lists in the United States. click here to learn more

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