Date: 3/22/18 12:32 pm
From: Rich's Email <rwolfert...>
Subject: Re: [JERSEYBI] This is why they are called Red-BELLIED Woodpeckers. :-) (photo)
Then it may be the local populations. It might all depend on the food sources.

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> On Mar 22, 2018, at 3:28 PM, Susie R. <njt456...> wrote:
>
> I would disagree with that, Rich. I've seen them with very red bellies indeed.
>
> Susie R.
>
>> On Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 3:24 PM, Rich's Email <rwolfert...> wrote:
>> Since they are year-round residents in our yard, we get excellent looks at them. That portion of the belly looks pinkish or somewhat peachy at times, but not ‘red’. But I know that they will never, ever rename this bird the Peach bellied Woodpecker, or the Pink-bellied Woodpecker, even though they are appropriately descriptive names.
>> Rich Wolfert,
>> East Brunswick, New Jersey
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
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>> > On Mar 22, 2018, at 9:03 AM, B.G. Sloan <bgsloan3...> wrote:
>> >
>> > I used to wonder how Red-bellied woodpeckers got their name, until one day
>> > I got this straight-on view. They get their name from a not-too-obvious
>> > field mark which is usually hard to see. Note faint wash of red on the
>> > belly:
>> >
>> > https://www.flickr.com/photos/14463444@N07/40237366034/
>> >
>> > Bernie Sloan
>> > Highland Park
>> >
>> >
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