Baby and Mother Pileated Woodpecker poking out of the Tree A baby Great spotted Woodpecker, Dendrocopos major, being fed by its mum.

Not far from where I saw a Pileated Woodpecker wreaking havoc on the boardwalk to the swamp last week I heard the impressive tat-tat-tat again.

May 27, 2018 Ellen Jennings 9 Comments.

Pileated Woodpecker Fledgling. Baby woodpecker on bird feeder.
This youngster was frozen in place in a nearby tree and clearly not the origin of the percussion. Pileated Woodpecker Feeding Fledgling. Excavating deep into rotten wood to get at the nests of carpenter ants, the Pileated leaves characteristic rectangular holes in dead trees. A big, dashing bird with a flaming crest, the largest woodpecker in North America (except the Ivory-bill, which is almost certainly extinct).

A cute baby Great spotted Woodpecker, Dendrocopos major, being fed by its mum on and Baby pileated … This adorable baby woodpecker learns to peck and feed on this bird feeder Baby and Mother Pileated Woodpecker in Tree.