Appearance: Red-headed woodpeckers are medium-sized birds about 9″ long with a red head, black back, white rump, chest, and belly. They also have white patches on their wings, a black tail, and gray legs & bill. The female is the same as the male.
Winter diet: Nuts, seeds, and insects hibernating beneath tree bark.
Winter feeder food: Suet and hulled peanuts.
Winter habitat: During winter, red-headed woodpeckers stay within their year-round range which includes the midwest states (except the Dakotas), and most states east and south of there. They prefer open woodlands especially when ample deciduous trees are present.