Look (and listen) for Pileated Woodpeckers whacking at dead trees and fallen logs in search of their main prey, carpenter ants, leaving unique rectangular holes in the wood. Pileated Woodpecker Photo. Experts weigh in on a photograph of a least weasel attacking a European green woodpecker in flight. Learn all you wanted to know about pileated woodpeckers with pictures, videos, photos, facts, and news from National Geographic. Photo Galleries, Photo of the Day, Photo.
The Owl and the Woodpecker A book by Paul Bannick. Woodpeckers of North America A book with photographs by Paul Bannick. I soon realized it was a woodpecker with some kind of small mammal on its back, said Le-May to BBC News. The now-viral image of a weasel clinging to the back of a woodpecker is not photoshopped, according to wildlife experts and Martin Le-May, the photographer of the picture-perfect moment.
The smallest woodpecker in North America, common and widespread, although it avoids the arid southwest.
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