Bird Tweet of the Week: Pileated Woodpecker

The Pileated Woodpecker is a year-round resident of our region that, despite its size, nests in large cavities it excavates itself in trees – often standing dead trees.

Pileated Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker. Photographed by BJ Stacey

 
Each week we introduce a new bird from the Ottawa-Gatineau area. Alex MacDonald, Nature Canada’s Manager of Protected Areas, shares interesting facts about the birds that live in our communities. Catch up on past episode here on our website.

This episode aired on Saturday November 2, 2013