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Red-bellied Woodpecker

Melanerpes carolinus

Description:

This woodpecker was hanging around its nest cavity. In the last two photos, you can see it holding a snack. It was initially scared off by an aggressive Pileated Woodpecker, but snuck back to its cavity when the Pileated was eating.

Habitat:

Forested wetlands @ Brooker Creek Preserve

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Machi
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Machi

Florida, USA

Spotted on Jan 6, 2015
Submitted on Jan 17, 2015

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