Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)
Perhaps the most abundant woodpecker in North Carolina, red-bellies are familiar backyard birds. As you can see in this picture, there is actually a little reddish color on the belly, though this is far from the easiest field mark to notice.
Male, Chapel Hill, NC 4/30/05.
Male, Chapel Hill, NC 3/4/06.