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Melanerpes carolinus The red-bellied woodpecker is a medium-sized woodpecker of the Picidae family. These birds mainly search out arthropods on tree trunks. They may also catch insects in flight. They are omnivores, eating insects, fruits, nuts and seeds. gave him some bread. CloseUp,Detail,Field,Florida,Geotagged,Melanerpes carolinus,Red-bellied Woodpecker,Single,Summer,United States,Wild life,nature,photo by T.G Click/tap to enlarge

Melanerpes carolinus

The red-bellied woodpecker is a medium-sized woodpecker of the Picidae family. These birds mainly search out arthropods on tree trunks. They may also catch insects in flight. They are omnivores, eating insects, fruits, nuts and seeds. gave him some bread.

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The Red-bellied Woodpecker is a medium-sized woodpecker of the Picidae family. It breeds in southern Canada and the northeastern United States, ranging as far south as Florida and as far west as Texas. Its common name is somewhat misleading, as the most prominent red part of its plumage is on the head; the Red-headed Woodpecker, however, is another species that is a rather close relative but looks quite different.

It was first described in Linnaeus' ''Systema Naturae'', as ''Picus carolinus''... more

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Uploaded Jul 11, 2016. Captured Jul 7, 2016 09:41 in 100 NW 8th Ave, Dania Beach, FL 33004, USA.
  • NIKON D3200
  • f/13.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 300mm