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Acorn woodpecker

Melanerpes formicivorus

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Acorn woodpecker spotted in Chipinque National Park, Monterrey, Mexico. These stores nuts in individually drilled holes in trees called granaries. The acorns are jammed in so tight that even squirrels can't pry them out.

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Acorn Woodpecker
Melanerpes formicivorus Acorn Woodpecker


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San Nicolás de los Garza, Nuevo León, Mexico

Spotted on Jul 1, 2017
Submitted on Jun 24, 2021

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