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