Because they are omnivores, woodpeckers eat a variety of things, such as fruits, insects, berries, nuts and tree sap. However, their diet is also dependent on factors like seasons, food availability and the preferences o... More »

Woodpeckers live in every place in the world except Australia, Antarctica, Madagascar, New Zealand and the Arctic Circle. More than 50 species of woodpecker exist in the United States, Mexico and Canada. The woodpecker's... More »

Woodpeckers peck trees to search for food and to create nesting sites, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. They also peck in rapid succession or drum on resonating metal or wood surfaces to establish their t... More »

The diet of birds varies widely, and generally includes seeds, nuts, fruits and small insects, beetles and worms. Different species of birds consume various substances, and avian diets are different for domestic and wild... More »

The wild budgie subsists primarily on a variety of seeds, supplemented by a variety of berries, fruits and other vegetation. Since the bird feeds on the ground, it eats bits of vegetation that have fallen from branches a... More »

Squirrels are vegetarians, known to eat a wide variety of nuts, fruits and other vegetarian foods, but flying squirrels have been known to eat small birds, insects and eggs. Among some foods squirrels have been known to ... More »

There are many species of thrushes, and all have diets consisting of a combination of insects, berries and seeds. The specific plants and insects a thrush eats vary by region. They tend to feed mostly on insects and berr... More »