Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus)  Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 16, 2013.  They are not very common in the northeastern U.S.A. Hoffmann's Woodpecker (Melanerpes hoffmannii)  Photographed in the village of San Luis on the southwestern shore of Lake Arenal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov 8, 2014. Hoffmann's Woodpecker Male (Melanerpes hoffmannii)  He was was chomping on a utility pole in the village of San Luis on the southwestern shore of Lake Arenal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica on Nov 2, 2011.
Red-bellied Woodpecker Male (Melanerpes carolinus)  Photographed at Cobbs Hill Park in Rochester, NY on April 21, 2016. Red-bellied Woodpecker Male (Melanerpes carolinus) Foraging  He was was looking for food at Cape May, NJ on May 14, 2014. Red-bellied Woodpecker Female (Melanerpes carolinus)  Photographed in Henrietta, NY near Rochester on July 28, 2016.
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Male (Sphyrapicus varius) at Nest Hole  Photographed at the Mundy Wildflower Garden of Cornell University in Ithaca, NY on May 4, 2015. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) Pair  Photographed at Taylor Marsh in Ontario County, NY on May 5, 2012.  The male on the left was digging a nest hole.  Taylor Marsh is a preserve owned by the Bergen Swamp Preservation Society. Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) Male  Photographed at Cobbs Hill Park in Rochester, NY on April 8, 2013.
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) Male  Photographed in Cobbs Hill Park, Rochester, NY on April 30, 2015. Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) Female  Photographed at Cobbs Hill Park in Rochester, NY on April 27, 2006. Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) Female  She was in my yard near Rochester, NY on Sep. 25, 2014.
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) Pair in Courtship  This courting pair was  was photographed in Cobbs Hill Park, Rochester, NY on April 30, 2015.  The male is at the left. Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus) Female  Photographed at Cobbs Hill Park in Rochester, NY on April 21, 2016. Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) Male  Photographed at Cape May NJ on May 10, 2016.
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) Nestlling  It  was peering from a nest hole near Rochester, NY on June 29, 2014.  Shortly after this photo was taken, it flew out of the nest.  The nest was in an unusual location in a stucco-covered column at the entrance to a local health clinic. Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) Feeding Nestlling  This photo shows the nestling in the previous photo was being fed by a parent. Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) Male Digging Nest Nole  He was was digging a nest hole at Cobbs Hill Park in Rochester, NY on April 9, 2011.
Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) Female at Nest Hole  She was apparently the mate of the male in the previous photo.  She had just emerged from nest hole at Cobbs Hill Park in Rochester, NY on April 14, 2011 when this photo was taken. Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) Female "Housekeeping"  She was  "housekeeping", i.e. removing wood chips from the nest hole at Cobbs Hill Park in Rochester, NY on April 14, 2011.  However, the nest hole was later abandoned without producing young. Pale-billed Woodpecker (Campephilus guatemalensis) Female  She was investigating a tree trunk at Pueblo Antiguo Lodge near the town of Las Juntas, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica, on Nov 6, 2015.
Pale-billed Woodpecker (Campephilus guatemalensis) Female at Nest Hole  In this photo,  she was peering from her nest hole in the same tree trunk.  Her mate was nearby.