The log cock, or pileated woodpecker, the largest and wildest of our Northern species, I have never heard drum.
pileated woodpeckers, bald eagles and all the ducks are much more rare than formerly.
Probably red-headed, since the name was misapplied to a specimen of a pileated woodpecker.
They can readily be identified, at a great distance, from the pileated Woodpecker by the large amount of white on the secondaries.
The pileated Woodpecker is a beautiful bird of great size and strength.
Strangely enough the pileated's notes resemble those of the Flicker but are louder.
The log-cock, or pileated woodpecker, the largest and wildest of our Northern species, I have never heard drum.
1728, from Latin pileatus "capped," from pileus "felt cap without a brim," from Greek pilos. Applied in natural history to certain birds and sea urchins.