Hairy Woodpecker Calls


rapid monotone

Recording coming soon


1.0 seconds/drum (Jackson et al. 2020)
24.29 beats/drum (Jackson et al. 2020)
Both sexes drum
Drum year-round

April 13, 2021 – Long Creek Park

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Comparison of woodpecker calls
Comparison of woodpecker drumming

Jackson, J. A., H. R. Ouellet, and B. J. Jackson (2020). Hairy Woodpecker (Dryobates villosus), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.

Pieplow, Nathan (2017). Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds of Eastern North America. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, MA.