Red-bellied Woodpecker Picture Gallery

The Red-bellied Woodpecker.

The Canon EOS Digital Rebel single lens reflex (dSLR) camera was employed for most of the bird photos below. It was equipped with a  Sigma zoom lens 200-500 mm, sometimes with a 1.4 tele-extender. All photos on the page are downsized and compressed for loading speed. The high resolution 6.3 megapixel images are archived offline.

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Red-bellied woodpeckers probe into cracks and crevices in trees with their long, sturdy bills looking for insects. The picture, upper right, shows a lucky woodpecker.

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Looks like it should have been called a red-HEADED woodpecker, right? Picture at upper right shows the belly spot of red for which it was named.

 

 

 

 


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