Jul 08, 2011 Redheaded Woodpeckers remind many people of" Woody the Woodpecker" . Actually, Woody was a compilation of a the pileated and red headed woodpeckers, so he is one of a kind. Redheadeds have suffered from nest predation since the introduction of the European Starling.
Below is a collection of some of the photos accrued from the many months of encountering Redheaded Woodpeckers here in South Central Pennsylvania. They have disappeared from much of their former range due to
Perhaps the most omnivorous of woodpeckers. Diet includes wide variety of insects, also spiders, earthworms, nuts, seeds, berries, wild and cultivated fruit, rarely small rodents. Sometimes eats eggs and nestlings of other birds.