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Pileated Woodpecker

Dryocopus pileatus

Description:

Mostly black with white stripes on the face and neck and a flaming-red crest. Males have a red stripe on the cheek. In flight, the bird reveals extensive white underwings and small white crescents on the upper side, at the bases of the primaries.

Habitat:

Tree line next to a large marsh on an island.


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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Lat: 45.50, Long: -75.49

Spotted on Sep 9, 2017
Submitted on Sep 10, 2017

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