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Pileated Woodpecker

Dryocopus pileatus

Description:

The Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) is a very large North American woodpecker, roughly crow-sized, inhabiting deciduous forests in eastern North America, the Great Lakes, the boreal forests of Canada, and parts of the Pacific coast. It is also the largest woodpecker in the United States, excepting the possibly extinct Ivory-billed Woodpecker.

Habitat:

Maritime forest

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chuck.replogle
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chuck.replogle

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jul 7, 2012
Submitted on Jul 7, 2012

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