(1) Throughout Europe today the woodpecker is variously called Rain Bird, Rain Fowl and Rain Pie.(2) Our latest visitor, number 138, was a woodpecker , a yellow-bellied sapsucker.(3) Habitat saturation appears to be playing a role in both the acorn woodpecker and pukeko systems.(4) Smallest woodpecker (sparrow sized) and often elusive preferring the tops of trees.(5) The air in the Lake District this weekend was so clear and quiet except for bird calls - buzzards, curlew, woodpeckers , geese and owls.(6) This has been confirmed experimentally in some woodpeckers , wrens, fairywrens and warblers.(7) The array of birds included a hen harrier, barn owls, kingfishers, sparrowhawks, long-eared owls, kestrels and woodpeckers .(8) He hid near nests of black woodpeckers , kingfishers, northern hazel hens and Eurasian sparrow hawks.(9) Carolina wrens, tufted titmice, and red-bellied woodpeckers are other relative newcomers to our area.(10) Brown Creepers spend most of their time on main trunks or major limbs, bracing themselves with their tails like miniature woodpeckers .(11) We did not move the feeder until it had been visited by both nuthatches and by at least two titmice and two woodpeckers .(12) All other birds, from loons and penguins to woodpeckers and sparrows, are placed together in the third main lineage, the Neoaves.(13) We also saw the usual variety of gulls, raptors, woodpeckers , and passerines throughout the morning.(14) One of the most strongly migratory woodpeckers , the Red-naped Sapsucker travels as far south as central Mexico for the winter.(15) Unlike most other woodpeckers , Northern Flickers are principally ground feeders, though they also forage on tree trunks and limbs.(16) For example, ground birds can usually only walk horizontally on the ground whereas woodpeckers climb up and down vertically on tree trunks.