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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Woodpecker, Pileated
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Woodpecker, Pileated (Local Rarety)
-Dryocopus pileatus (Linneaus)

By far our largest woodpecker. Patterned in broad masses of black and white and with a conspicuous bright-red pointed crest (not just a red bar across nape). Males have the whole forehead and a patch behind the base of the bill red also.