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I think this red-headed woodpecker is absolutely gorgeous. I have only spotted them three times in the last several years. I was thrilled when it came to the bird feeder this morning to get some sunflower seeds. It is the only woodpecker with an entirely red head. It has a snow-white body, and half white, half inky black wings. This magnificent species has declined severely in the past half-century because of habitat loss and changes to its food supply.
This red-woodpecker was spotted at Lake Waldena Resort in Silver Springs, florida.
Spotted on Feb 15, 2015
Submitted on Feb 15, 2015
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