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Pileated Woodpecker

Dryocopus pileatus

Description:

This female woodpecker was caught up in fishing line. The lure was wedged in her mouth and the fishing line was tangled around her entire body. We managed to slowly cut the line from her and she managed a successful flight when we were done :)

Habitat:

Forests throughout eastern South Carolina

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4 Comments

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Well done!

williefromwi
williefromwi 9 years ago

Great Rescue!

auntnance123
auntnance123 9 years ago

Nice work, Adam. Thanks.

barbarossa
barbarossa 9 years ago

Great rescue! I had to do this once with a heron that was caught in fishing line. Glad you got to it in time.

Adam S.
Spotted by
Adam S.

South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jun 21, 2011
Submitted on Aug 3, 2012

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