Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus (Linnaeus, 1758)  Synonyms: RBWO.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Piciformes   >   Family Picidae   >   Genus Melanerpes   

Status:

Common year-round throughout Maryland, though less common in Garrett Co. Detected in active migration in fall on Assateague Island.

There are 425 records in the project database.

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A male Red-bellied Woodpecker in Harford Co., Maryland (1/30/2017). Photo by Matthew Addicks. (MBP list)

A Red-bellied Woodpecker in Baltimore Co., Maryland (2/13/2012). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

A Red-bellied Woodpecker in Harford Co., Maryland (2/27/2018). Photo by Andrew Clemens. (MBP list)

A Red-bellied Woodpecker in Harford Co., Maryland (12/1/2017). Photo by Andrew Clemens. (MBP list)

A female Red-bellied Woodpecker with prey in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/2/2018). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A Red-bellied Woodpecker in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (11/21/2018). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Red-bellied Woodpecker in Calvert Co., Maryland (11/26/2016). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

A Red-bellied Woodpecker in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/23/2013). Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

A female Red-bellied Woodpecker in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (1/25/2019). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

A female Red-bellied Woodpecker in the snow in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/14/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A male Red-bellied Woodpecker at Allen's Fresh, Charles Co., Maryland (12/18/2010). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A migrant Red-bellied Woodpecker at Turkey Point, Maryland (9/20/2012). Although still widely regarded as a resident species, it is clear at migration hot spots that this species is moving in September and October. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A juvenile Red-bellied Woodpecker in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/12/2012). Photo by Evelyn Ralston. (MBP list)

A migrant Red-bellied Woodpecker at Turkey Point, Maryland (9/20/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A male Red-bellied Woodpecker at nest cavity in Howard Co., Maryland (3/19/2017). Photo by Kevin Heffernan. (MBP list)

A Red-bellied Woodpecker in Harford Co., Maryland (3/13/2019). Photo by Matthew Addicks. (MBP list)


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