Woodpeckers & Sapsuckers

Red-cockaded woodpecker

Red-cockaded Woodpecker

The red-cockaded woodpecker is black and white and medium-sized—slightly smaller than a hairy woodpecker. Both males and females have large white cheek patches, which separate red-cockaded woodpeckers from all other species in range. The male wears a little red “cockade” over its ears, but it is rarely seen. Listen For The red-cockaded woodpecker is a …

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