Greek-Roman Pendiment

Birds that Chip Out Tree Cavities

Woodpeckers, Chickadees & Nuthatches

Red-headed woodpecker perched on tree stumps on a forest edge

Red-headed Woodpeckers, Melanerpes erythrocephalus

 

Downy woodpeckers foraging on a mossy tree trunk

Downy Woodepckers, Picoides pubescens

 

Northern flicker on a tree trunk at its tree cavity entrans hole

Northern Flicker, Colaptes auratus

 

Acorn woodpeckers perched in a tree with holes for storing acorns

Acorn Woodpeckers, Melanerpes formicivorus

 

Lewis's woodpecker perched on a stump in a mountain forest

Lewis’s Woodpecker, Melanerpes lewis

 

Black-backed woodpecker pair on a tree trunk in a coniferous forest

Black-backed Woodpeckers, Picoides arcticus

 

Red-cockaded woodpeckers perched on a tree trunk in front of their tree cavity entrance

Red-cockaded Woodpeckers, Leuconotopicus borealis

 

Yellow-bellied sapsucker foraging on a tree trunk

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Sphyrapicus varius

 

American three-toed woodpeckers on a tree stump in a snow covered coniferous forest

American Three-toed Woodpeckers, Picoides dorsalis

 

Red-breasted sapsucker perched on a tree branch

Red-breasted Sapsucker, Sphyrapicus ruber

 

Pileated woodpeckers perched on tree trunks in a forest

Pileated Woodpeckers, Dryocopus pileatus

 

Hairy woodpecker foraging on a tree trunk

Hairy Woodpecker, Picoides villosus

 

Williamson's sapsuckers foraging on a tree trunk in a forest

Williamson’s SapsuckersSphyrapicus thyroideus

 

Golden-fronted woodpeckers perched on a tree stump

Golden-fronted Woodpeckers, Melanerpes aurifrons

 

Red-bellied woodpecker perched on a tree branch

Red-bellied Woodpecker, Melanerpes carolinus

 

Black-capped chickadee foraging pine seeds

Black-capped Chickadee, Poecile atricapillus

 

Mountain chickadee hanging from a coniferous tree branch

Mountain Chickadee, Poecile gambeli

 

Carolina chickadee in a coniferous tree

Carolina Chickadee, Poecile carolinensis

 

Chestnut-backed chickadee perhed on a coniferous tree branch

Chestnut-backed Chickadee, Poecile rufescens

 

Boreal chickadee perched on a tree twig

Boreal Chickadee, Poecile hudsonicus

 

 

Gray-headed chickadee perched on a tree twig

Gray-headed-Chickadee, Poecile cinctus

 

 

Mexican chickadee perched on a twig

Mexican Chickadee, Poecile sclateri

 

Brown-headed nuthatches near their tree cavity entrance and a cabin in a forest in the background

Brown-headed Nuthatches, Sitta pusilla

 

 

Red-breasted nuthatches foraging on tree branches

Red-breasted Nuthatches, Sitta canadensis

 

Pygmy nuthatches perched on a coniferous tree branch

Pygmy Nuthatches, Sitta pygmaea

 

 

White-breasted nuthatches on a tree trunk in a wintery forest

White-breasted Nuthatches, Sitta carolinensis