Pileated Woodpeckers in Canada's Rocky Mountains
Female Pileated Woodpecker is a very large woodpecker with white stripes on the face continuing down the neck and a red crest. Females have a red crest like the males but don't have the red cheek stripe.
The Male Pileated Woodpecker is a large woodpecker with a heavy bill and bright red crest and a red stripe on the cheek.
Pileated Woodpeckers are forest birds that require large, standing dead trees and downed wood. Forests can be evergreen, deciduous, or mixed and are often old.
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