Red Bellied Woodpecker
Medium-sized woodpecker is having Pale gray face, throat, breast, and belly. Back strongly barred with black and white. Black wings barred and spotted with white. White bases to the primaries appear as white crescent in the hand in flight. White rump and uppertail coverts with sparse dark markings. Dark tail with black and white barring on the central retricies. Adult male with Red cap extending from bill to nape. Adult female with Red nape patch, gray crown, and red spot above bill. Normallyy length varies from 9 - 10"
Primarily, mature deciduous forests; less frequently, coniferous or mixed forests; woodland edges, groves, orchards, residential areas.
Insects such as ants, grasshoppers, and beetles. Acorns, beechnuts, corn, seeds, tree sap, wild fruits and berries.