Pileated Woodpecker – 5/7/19
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 5/7/19
Observation Time: 7:00 a.m.
Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary
Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker
Scientific Name: Dryocopus pileatus
Comments: This magnificent crow-sized bird was the inspiration for the cartoon character Woody Woodpecker. Unfortunately, its cousin, the ivory-billed woodpecker, has gone extinct.
More Information: Audubon Guide to N. American Birds