Northern Flicker

Northern flicker

The Northern Flicker is a widespread bird in North America. They are clean and neat-looking with a gentle expression written on their faces. There are two forms – the Yellow-shafted Flicker and the Red-shafted Flicker, and in this article, we’re going to learn more about these birds.  We’ll discuss:  So

Red-naped Sapsucker

Red-naped sapsucker

The Red-naped Sapsucker are woodpeckers that love the sweet taste of sugar or sap. When you walk across the forest and find a tree with rows of tiny holes drilled in tree bark, then there’s a big possibility that that’s the work of a Red-naped Sapsucker.  Sometimes, you can also

Yellow bellied Sapsucker

Yellow-bellied sapsucker

If you’ve ever walked through the forest and noticed a row of shallow holes in tree bark, you should know that that’s the work of a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker. As their name implies, these birds lap up the leaking sap and trapped insects inside the tree trunks, creating these rows of

Black-backed Woodpecker

Black-backed woodpecker

Black-backed Woodpeckers, like the American Three-toed Woodpeckers, are not commonly seen birds despite being louder than the latter. These birds are well-associated with burned forests, mainly because of their ability to locate these forests in just 1-4 weeks after a forest fire.  In this article, we will learn more about

American Three-toed Woodpecker

American three-toed woodpecker

American Three-toed Woodpeckers are small woodpeckers in North America that are not attracting much attention. They are often quiet, just perching against a tree without any movements, making it harder for any passersby to notice.  In this article, we will learn more about American Three-toed Woodpeckers. We’ll discuss:  So if

Lewis's Woodpecker

Lewis’s woodpecker

Lewis’s Woodpeckers are known to be one of the larger woodpecker species. Despite being named a woodpecker, these birds don’t seem to act like one. They feed by catching insects on flight and fly like a crow.  Even their color is different from what you’d usually see on other woodpeckers,

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