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Female red-bellied woodpecker

Melanerpes carolinus

Description:

This female was very aggressive to the all the smaller birds, and especially the blue jays.

Habitat:

Wooded area near a small pond and field. After a large winter snowfall.

Notes:

I set up my camera to take continuous photos, got some great ones.

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Jefferson City, Missouri, USA

Lat: 38.89, Long: -92.11

Spotted on Feb 28, 2013
Submitted on Feb 28, 2013

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