You would assume that since the woodpecker spends most of its time pecking on wood, that it does so for food. That’s 100% true, BUT the WOOD is not what this bird is hungry for. Woodpeckers generally feed on insects and larvae that they find within the wood. Lately, you may even be hearing them drum away at something different like metal. Learn more about why woodpeckers peck wood and metal in our latest blog.