5 S Pileated Wood Pecker


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5 S Pileated Wood Pecker

  1. 1. Pileated woodpecker Shantell
  2. 2. About the author I like reading, math, and playing out side with my friends. My hobbies are ice skating, tennis, golf, swimming, and soccer. I am writing about this animal because my math teacher had a fun fact up on the wall and said That a wood pecker can peck 20 times in a second. So when we were researching I thought it was interesting.
  3. 3. Who am I? A woodpecker drums as fast as 14:5- 16.8beats/second.The pileated woodpecker is the third largest woodpecker in north America.Each Pileated woodpecker normally sleeps alone .Territorys varies between 1,000 and 4,000 acres in size.T he pileated woodpecker territory is defended year- round. The pileated woodpeckers roosts have many entrance hole for they can
  4. 4. The Early Years After the eggs hatch the young are naked and helpless. The young are fed by regurgitation. After 24-30 days fledging usually occurs. It takes two weeks for the young to hatch. After the young have left the safety of the nest they stay with their parents go out in the wild on their own.
  5. 5. Habitat Sweet Habitat Some pileated wood peckers live in Mature forests. Mature contains a lot of snags.They are dead trees. Other pileated wood peckers live in coniferous and deciduous forests. The coniferous forests have evergreen trees and other trees like that. The deciduous forests have trees like the the birch, oak and other trees some woodpeckers live near parks, golf courses and rivers.
  6. 6. What’s on the menu ? The carpenter ants are the pileated wood peckers favorite food. The pileated wood pecker also eats insects like the wood boring beetles, larvae and wild fruits and nuts. They get their food by scaling bark off the trees.
  7. 7. Making Tracks The pileated wood pecker tracks look like three toes and some times you can see the claw marks on trees and dirt. You would find find these tracks in north America like Canada, united states and in the Yukon territory.
  8. 8. Simply Irresistible! It takes two months to complete a single cavity. A cavity can be from 10-30 inches deep. One tree that’s been used for many years is uncommon to have many cavity. A tree’s diameter can be greater than 20 inches in size.
  9. 9. Where in the world? The pileated woodpecker is found in north American, united states and throughout Canada The range covers the northern parts of Canada and in the. Yukon territory. To the southern parts of united states such as along the gulf coast of California and the east coast of nova Scotia.
  10. 10. When young are hatched they are naked with eyes closed. In early April the female lays three to eight eggs. The pileated wood pecker comes back to the same cavities year after year. The pileated wood pecker digs rectangular holes in trees.
  11. 11. List Resource http://www.birdsandblooms.com/images/2008/DJ08/PileatedWoodpecker_Carol Riles_Jan0763.jpg picture slide 3 http://www.thedrummonds.com/Tree-climbing_Birds/PHOTOS/WEB-Pileated- Woodpecker_107.jpg picture slide 1 http://www.nsolomonphoto.com/PhotoJournal/PileatedWoodpecker/bird604_std .jpg picture slide 4 http://jackmaryetc.com/Birds/images/pileapiture slide 5 http://www.birdchat.com/images/gallery/some-00020427/Pileated Woodpecker.jpg picture slide 7 http://www.birdchat.com/images/gallery/some-00020427/Pileated Woodpecker.jpg picture slide 6 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8d/Pileated_Woodpecker- rangemap.gif picture slide10