"Not according to the pileated
woodpecker," Linda countered.
Gray squirrels chattered, and pileated
woodpeckers rat-tat-tat-tatted on hardwood bark.
In the morning we wake to the sound of the pileated
woodpecker--the noisiest and most elusive bird of the forest.
When they aren't riding, guests can soak in a hot springs pool, shoot hoops in the barn, or join Jerry Baker, the family naturalist, on a birding hike to look for pileated
woodpeckers, Western tan-agers, and dozens of other species.
The C&O also attracts birdwatchers, who have spotted green herons, wood ducks, pileated
woodpeckers, and many other species.
Because Shasta Costa lies between two wilderness areas, the Wild Rogue and the Kalmiopsis, foresters maped corridors to allow animals such as the pine marten and pileated
woodpecker to migrate between the two.
Morton Arboretum produced blue grosbeak, lark sparrow and pileated
At up to an inch and a half in length, this larger beetle, whose huge wood-boring larva would make a fine meal for a chisel-beaked bird like a pileated
woodpecker, might just as easily frighten away the same predator.
Threatened and sensitive species known to exist in the headwaters include rare plants (aster vialis and cimicifuga elata), red-legged frogs and pileated
While hiking, canoeing, kayaking, or eating a picnic lunch, watch for Gulf Coast spiny softshell turtles, loggerhead shrikes, pileated
woodpeckers, Seminole bats, and spotted salamanders.
The bird is too big to be a pileated
woodpecker but falls into the range of museum specimens of ivory-billed woodpeckers, the team says.
Hunter/naturalists who pause to watch a pileated
woodpecker might not mesh with guys whose can positively identify only chickens, chicken hawks, turkeys and "dickey birds."