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Pileated Woodpecker

Dryocopus pileatus

Description:

Mostly black with white stripes on the face and neck and a flaming-red crest. Males have a red stripe on the cheek. In flight, the bird reveals extensive white underwings and small white crescents on the upper side, at the bases of the primaries.

Habitat:

Hard woods next to a lake.

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Greg Shchepanek
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Greg Shchepanek

Québec, Canada

Spotted on May 17, 2015
Submitted on May 19, 2015

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