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Pileated Woodpecker

Dryocopus pileatus

Description:

You can see in the first two photos the woodpecker's long tongue that it uses to get at the bugs it eats. They primarily eat carpenter ants, but they also eat other ants and insects as well as wild fruits and nuts.

Habitat:

Forested wetlands at 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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