Hairy Woodpecker


Picture from Cornell Ornithology Labs: All About Birds

  • Medium sized woodpecker
  • Looks like Big Downy woodpecker
  • Black and white checkered wings; Head has two white stripes (males have red patch at back of head)
  • Feeds on trees and logs
  • Habitat: Mature forests, woodlots, suburbs, parks, cemeteries
  • Local Sightings: Rosemont, Rolling Hill Park