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Quick. Chatty, and not very red.
High up in mature pines located in the southeast quadrant of Virginia's Great Dismal Swamp. East of Lake Drummond.
Endangered. Only one breeding population left in Virginia. This bird is part of an effort to recreate a second breeding population in our state. Spotted at 8:33pm - just briefly - just before it went inside its nesting cavity for the night. I was volunteering with the biologists overseeing this project - to survey (count) the birds still living here - after their October 2015 installation here.