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Great bird, can be hard to find.
wow ,what a vibrant red! Our Sap suckers look like tthat! They are very wild and shy though.
wow that nice
My book says the population is headed down. It's the only woodpecker with an all-red head. Body and wings are boldly black and white. Juveniles have a brown head and back. It excavates nest holes in trees adn telephone poles and may also use birdhouses that have a hole 1.75-2.75 inches in diameter and that is 10-14 inches above the bottom of the floor which should be 5x5 inches. So they are a little particular about their birdhouses.
Congratulations on seeing him!
Lat: 40.07, Long: -94.46
Spotted on Jun 1, 2007 Submitted on Aug 10, 2011
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