Red-headed Woodpeckers seem to beg for attention.
Who doesn’t stop and stare for a moment at the boldly contrasting red and black and white colors?
How many of us have looked twice at the red-black-white-black color pattern seen as a Red-headed Woodpecker sails from tree to tree?
I marvel as Red-heads dropping from gnarled tree branches as if they were some exotic specie of flycatchers to snare insects in flight.
Here’s to the Red-headed Woodpecker.