A Pileated Woodpecker spotted in Red Deer. Photo supplied by Rick Tallas

Photo: Largest woodpecker in North America spotted in Red Deer? One reader thinks so

An Advocate reader, Rick Tallas, says he saw the largest woodpecker in North America in Red Deer.

Tallas recently saw a Pileated Woodpecker along McKenzie Trails.

“You can either hear his calls or his drumming long before visual contact,” he said.

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