Red-bellied Woodpecker - Melanerpes carolinus

Length 9.0 in (22.9 cm)
Weight 2.0-3.2 oz (56-91 g)
Clutch Size 2-8
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Red-bellied Woodpecker is mostly found in the Eastern half of the U.S. including parts of Texas. The Red-bellied part of its name is some what of a misnomer since they do not have a lot of red on their bellies. They eat insects, fruits, nuts and seeds. They can catch insects while flying.

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