Pileated Woodpecker – 4/27/18

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 4/27/18

Observation Time: 9:00 a.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary

Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker

Scientific Name: Dryocopus pileatus

Comments: This large woodpecker (about the size of a crow) was peeling bark off a tree to get at the bugs underneath. Its tongue is visible in the last photo below.

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