Red-Bellied #Woodpecker Woke Me Up This Morning! #birds


Red-Bellied Woodpecker [Photo Courtesy: www.public-domain-image.com] how to garden beginner gardeners

Red-Bellied Woodpecker [Photo Courtesy: www.public-domain-image.com]

 

 

 

Although the calendar says Spring is still weeks away, a Red-Bellied Woodpecker woke me up this morning. The steady pecking lasts about 7 seconds each time in the distance. We believe the same Red-Bellied Woodpecker comes back to our garden every year! One year, he pecked a hole in our deck railing. We had to cover the hole with a pot to keep him from pecking. Surprisingly, he is a large bird, about 9 inches long and 6 – 7 inches tall. Don’t you just love Spring?!

The following video is from MyBackyardBirding channel, and shows a Red-Bellied Woodpecker pecking and inspecting a nest box.


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