Red-Bellied Woodpecker – 3/8/14
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 3/8/14
Observation Time: 11:10 a.m.
Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary
Common Name: Red-bellied Woodpecker
Scientific Name: Melanerpes carolinus
Comments: Red-bellied woodpeckers are often victims of European starlings. As many as half of all red-bellied woodpecker nests in some areas get invaded by starlings.
More Information: Cornell Lab of Ornithology “All About Birds”