Pileated Woodpecker

Family: Picidae

Size: About 41 to 50 cm

Longevity: It can live about 13 years.

Habitat: It lives in deciduous, mixed and confidant forests. As well as they live in urban parks.

Food: The Pileated Woodpecker feeds on ants, larvae, termites, and other insects such as flies, caterpillars and grasshoppers. They will also eat wild fruits and nuts, including blackberries, sumac berries, poison ivy, holly, dogwood, and elderberry.

Did you know that Pileated Woodpeckers dig holes in trees to feed on insects, such as ants?