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Red-headed Woodpecker
Melanerpes erythrocephalus

Featured image credit: “Anybody Home?” by fishhawk is licensed under CC BY 2.0

To hear songs, learn identification information, migratory patterns, and some fun facts, check out the Red-headed Woodpecker page offered by one of my favorite resources: the Cornell Lab of Ornithology »

A pair of Red-headed Woodpeckers were nesting way up high in a big snag in my garden, and it was so cool to see them feeding their young and basically just hanging out with me every day! They tend to like this area, and I see them every year.

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