Pileated Woodpecker – 5/9/23
Observer: Deb Radovsky
Observation Date: 5/9/23
Observation Time: 8:00 a.m.
Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary
Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker
Scientific Name: Dryocopus pileatus
Comments: You will improve your chances of sighting one of these magnificent birds by learning their calls and the sound of their drumming, which is different from that of other smaller woodpeckers.
You can use a cell phone app called Merlin to detect and identify nearby birds. It’s a great way to learn bird songs.
More Information: Audubon Guide to N. American Birds