Male: All-red head and a solid black back. White rump, chest, and belly. Large white patches on wings flash when in flight. Has a black tail, with grey legs and bill.
Female: Same as male.
Juvenile: Gray brown with white chest. Lacks any red.
Nest: Male excavates a cavity with help from female. One brood per year.
Eggs: 4-5; white without markings
Incubation: 12-13 days; female and male incubate
Fledging: 27-30 days; male and female feed young
Migration: The Red-bellied Woodpecker can be found in St. Charles County year round.
Food: Insects, nuts, fruit, and will come to seed and suet feeders.