A friend of mine in a Southern city tells me of a red-headed woodpecker that drums upon a lightning-rod on his neighbor's house.
The red-headed woodpecker could not explain it, nor could the yellow-bird.
"I shouldn't think you needed much teaching," laughed the red-headed woodpecker, tapping the limb with his powerful bill.
All the plantations and fields in this part of the country have fences, on which the red-headed woodpecker is frequently seen.
One calm summer evening a red-headed woodpecker was drowned in our lake.
The tuft feathers of the red-headed woodpecker are used to ornament the stems of the Indian pipe, and are symbolical of valour.
While thus engaged, a red-headed woodpecker lit on the tree, some fifteen or twenty feet above our heads, and began pecking.
From what I had previously seen, I suspected the builder to be a red-headed woodpecker in the top of a dead oak stub near by.
The red-headed woodpecker was about the only bird of this class I saw, and it was very common.
"Good-morning, Mr. Fido," called the red-headed woodpecker from her high perch.