Melanerpes erythrocephalus

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Noun1.Melanerpes erythrocephalus - black-and-white North American woodpecker having a red head and neckMelanerpes erythrocephalus - black-and-white North American woodpecker having a red head and neck
peckerwood, woodpecker, pecker - bird with strong claws and a stiff tail adapted for climbing and a hard chisel-like bill for boring into wood for insects
genus Melanerpes, Melanerpes - a genus of Picidae
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Northern flicker (Colaptes auratus) and red-headed woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) were the only two species not observed in unburned forest; both species were predominantly found at low severity and high severity burned sites.
In a study in Ohio, Ingold (1994) found that starlings usurped 39 percent of Red-bellied Woodpecker cavities, 14 percent of Northern Flicker {Colaptes auratus) cavities and 15 percent of Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) cavities.
Bartonella species detected in birds * Bird common name Bird species House sparrow Passer domesticus Boat-tailed grackle Quiscalus major Mourning dove Zenaida macroura Herring gulil ([dagger]) Larus argentatus House finch Carpodacus mexicanus Blue jay Cyanocitta cristata Song sparrow Melospiza melodia Northern cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis Northern mockingbird Mimus polyglottos European starling Sturnus vulgaris Red-winged blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus Brown thrasher Toxostoma rufum Tufted titmouse Baeolophus bicolor Red-bellied woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus Common grackle Quiscalus quiscula Common loon ([dagger]) Gavia immer Red-headed woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Brown pelican ([dagger]) Pelicanus occidentalis Collared dove Streptopelia decaocto No.
Wintering red-headed woodpeckers (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) cache acorns.