The largest woodpecker in North America. The birds are immediately recognizable by their spectacular bright red crest. A mating pair of Pileated Woodpeckers defends their territory all year long, even if one of them dies.
We have a mating pair of Pileated Woodpeckers that visit our feeders every morning and afternoon in southern Manitoba. They’re very cool birds. Their shrill call ‘Yuk Yuk Yuk Yuk Yuk’ is unmistakeable.
Birds Of Canada – We use this book for bird identification. It’s a great resource to have. Full page profiles on the main species found in Canada. Each profile gives information on social behaviour, nesting and feeding habits, bird calls & flight patterns. Crystal clear photographs show each bird in its most frequently seen plumage. Bird enthusiasts of all ages will find it a valuable resource.
Want to get started with backyard bird feeders? Check out some of the products below. They work very well for us.