How to Attract Downy Woodpeckers?

Answer Male Downy WoodpeckerDowny Woodpeckers (Picoides pubescens) are primary cavity nesting birds. They are found in the (eastern) United States and Canada, but not in hot and dry areas. Downies live in... Read More »

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How to Tell the Difference Between Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers?

These woodpeckers are similar, and can be tricky to identify. Learn to tell the difference the next time you see these at your feeder.

How to Attract Woodpeckers to Your Yard?

Woodpeckers are found across North America in dense and sparsely wooded areas as well as suburban yards with trees.

How to Get Rid of Woodpeckers?

There are many species of woodpeckers. Although they prefer wooded areas, they can occupy most parts of the world. The woodpecker uses its sharp bill to peck holes in trees. Its long, barbed tongue... Read More »

Do woodpeckers eat termites?

Woodpeckers eat insects that humans consider to be pests, including termites. They also eat nuts and berries. One reason why woodpeckers tap on wood with their beaks is to find food. They also hamm... Read More »