Save the Birds : Restored Birds of the New London Public Museum
Collection:
Natural History- Kroll, John
Object ID:
1932.12.10
Object Name:
Specimen, Taxidermied
Description:
Red Bellied Woodpecker. Female. Red nape, reddish around base of bill, black and white barred back, Gray face, crown, and underparts, red belly is concealed by surrounding gray feathers. Red bellied Woodpeckers are common in many Eastern woodlands and forests, from old stands of oak and hickory to young hardwoods and pines. They will also appear at backyard feeders.
Kingdom:
Animalia (Animals)
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Natural History Class:
Aves (Birds)
Natural History Order:
Piciformes
Family:
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Genus:
Melanerpes
Date:
circa 1930
Species:
carolinus
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Red-bellied Woodpecker before restorationRed-bellied Woodpecker before restoration
After restorationAfter restoration