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Acorn Woodpecker

Melanerpes formicivorus

Description:

Medium sized woodpecker....

Habitat:

California gold country, sierra foothill approx 800 ft ASL, Oak trees

Notes:

We were siting at a picnic table below this tree when we heard him start pecking.... continued lunch... took some pictures, he was undaunted just kept the pecking going... Many trees in the area show signs that he and others are around.

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eeptii x
eeptii x 6 years ago
Acorn Woodpecker
Melanerpes formicivorus Acorn woodpecker


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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Nice spotting!

phredshome
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phredshome

California, USA

Spotted on Mar 21, 2015
Submitted on Mar 21, 2015

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