Pileated woodpecker shows up in Dearborn after 100-year absence
After being absent as a species from Dearborn for over 100 years, the pileated woodpecker has returned to grace the woods of Dearborn.
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What are Woodpeckers?
Mated pair of Pileated Woodpeckers. Photo by Andrew Brownsword Woodpeckers are birds that are part of the Picidae family. There are over 200 species of woodpeckers in the world, and they live in different habitats such as forests, urban settings, jungles, and even deserts. Habitat Woodpec
Why Downy Woodpeckers Are The Friendliest Woodpeckers
This little tree dweller shows up just about everywhere.
What Are Woodpeckers Doing to Their Brains?
A woodpecker might smash its face into a tree 54 million times in its lifetime. What the heck is that doing to their brains?
How to Get Rid of Woodpeckers
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How To Get Rid of Woodpeckers
A woodpecker can cause more than just a headache—we're talking real damage to your property. Get rid of the noisy birds with these 5 tricks.
Amazing Woodpecker Trivia
How well do you know woodpeckers? Learn why they don't get headaches, how fast they peck, why a woodpecker tongue is special and more!
What Do Woodpeckers Eat?
Knowing what woodpeckers eat and how their diets change can help birders choose the best foods for feeding woodpeckers.
How to Tell a Hairy Woodpecker From a Downy Woodpecker
Size and tail color are two of the biggest clues when deciphering these two backyard regulars.
How Woodpeckers Will Save Football
In 2007, David Smith, a doctor of internal medicine and founder of a company that makes wound dressings, gave a presentation at a…
How to identify woodpeckers by the sounds they make
Why Woodpeckers Don't Get Headaches
The birds have some clever adaptations to keep their noggins safe.
Why don’t woodpeckers get concussions?
Wood is tough stuff, which is why we use it to hold up houses. If you’ve ever swung an axe against a tree, you know that chipping away wood takes a lot of force. Now imagine chipping away that wood… with your face. That’s what it’s like to be a woodpecker. It’s Okay To Be Smart investigates the hard headed nature of woodpeckers.
How woodpeckers avoid head injury
The most detailed study of woodpeckers' movements reveals the biological reasons of why they can peck without risk of brain injury.
Why Are Woodpeckers Attacking My Home?
Woodpeckers are perhaps the most recognizable bird out there. They are distinct in their coloring, shape and behavior. They are known to peck at trees…
Nine Fun Facts About Woodpeckers
There are birds at your nut feeder with black, white and red. What are they? The safe answer is, it's a woodpecker. Adult males of six of the seven species of woodpeckers in Iowa have some combination of black, white and red, in fact. It might be a red-headed, red-bellied, downy, hairy, pileated woodpecker or yellow-bellied sapsucker. The northern flicker has a little more brown on it to distinguish it from the others. The pileated woodpecker is not common in northwest Iowa, but…