They are not very common this far north even in summer. However, they have
recently been expanding their range northward and winter sightings are
becoming more frequent. A very beautiful bird.
Dana C. Rohleder, O.D.
Port Kent, NY
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From: "Rodney Olsen" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, February 10, 2003 7:45 AM
Subject: Red-bellied Woodpecker
> While out with a few of my students this weekend we ran into a Red-bellied
> Woodpecker on a feeder at the jct. of Whalley and Lake Rd. in Charlotte.
> Are they uncommon winter birds?
> Rodney Olsen
> DO Program