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Woodpecker holes

Description:

I spied this tree across the road from my house. I don't recall the tree having these holes in the past few days. I also noticed the smaller holes upon closer inspection. I was wondering if these holes could be animal made or if anyone has seen anything similar before. Could this be the work of termites? Woodpeckers?

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Woods, NE Pennsylvania

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3 Comments

Gina423
Gina423 8 years ago

So, I'm thinking these are woodpecker holes, who bored holes in this tree to get at the termites inside it (the smaller holes). I study monkeys, so my expertise on insects and birds is minimal.

Gina423
Gina423 8 years ago

Added, thanks for reminding me! Any idea what made all these holes?

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

Please consider adding this spotting to the Animal Architecture mission at http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8082...

Gina423
Spotted by
Gina423

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on May 12, 2014
Submitted on May 12, 2014

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