|The winter sun casts swirly shadows on the snow, Rockford, IL; 2/3/11.|
|A Downey Woodpecker enjoying its winter meal of suet, Rockford, IL; 2/3/11|
|A Red-bellied Woodpecker, Rockford, IL; 1/31/10|
The Red-bellied Woodpecker (9 1/4" long) (Above) can be found year round the eastern half of the U.S. extending north into Wiscosin, Minnesota, and South Dakota down to the Gulf Coast.
|A Northern Yellow-shafted Flicker, Rock Cut State Park; 3/27/11.|
|The same Northern Flicker; 3/27/11.|