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Not enough Woodpeckers

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It is hard to imagine any birder not liking woodpeckers – they are the “motherhood and apple pie” of the avian world. The Bearded Woodpecker (Mkuze, South Africa) does not really look any more bearded than many other woodpeckers. It is the most widespread woodpecker in Africa, claims the HBW.

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Woodpeckers and Woodcreepers of Tobago

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On the smaller island of Tobago there are three species of woodpeckers and three species of woodcreepers – one of each is found on Tobago but not Trinidad. Woodpeckers are charismatic birds, and when a Golden-olive Woodpecker makes an appearance within the darkness of the rainforest they always elicit gasps of wonder and awe.

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Red-bellied Woodpecker

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“Wait, why is this bird called ‘ Red-bellied Woodpecker ?'” So there’s a bunch of other woodpeckers named red-naped, red-cowled, red-shawled, that kind of thing? Other woodpeckers don’t have red bellies at all?”. “No, Lewis’s Woodpecker. “So Another is in the works. . Not really. ”. “So

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Sunda Pygmy Woodpeckers in Singapore

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The Sunda Pygmy Woodpecker – Yungipicus moluccensis is a tiny bird measuring only around 12-13cm and we observed it in parks, gardens and mangrove areas. Sunda Pygmy Woodpeckers could easily nip around the back of a tree trunk and be obscured, but I was able to capture some photos of this tiny bird.

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Emerald Ash Borers vs. Woodpeckers (and Nuthatches)

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Enter the woodpecker. To be specific, the Red-bellied , Hairy , and Downy Woodpeckers , along with the White-breasted Nuthatch. ” Despite their valiant efforts (and hearty appetites), the woodpeckers and nuthatches may not be a magic bullet. … Here at 10,000 Birds 20 July – 26 July is Invasive Species Week.

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Some Cool Woodpeckers from Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

The Woodpeckers are one of the more popular of the avian families. What’s not to like about woodpeckers? Those woodpeckers are some smart-looking birds, and Costa Rica has her fair share with 16 species that head-bang from the dry forests of the northwest to the high-elevation rainforests of the mountains.

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Death of the Downy Woodpecker, or, Dunlin at 10,000 Feet: The Eighth Annual Queens County Bird Club Big Sit

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His delay would cost him too, as Ryan and I were treated to a fly-by Red-headed Woodpecker , only the second time we’ve had one on the count! We managed to get almost all of them and when I picked up Black-bellied Plover I figured we had saved all of our never-missed because we only had Downy Woodpecker left to save.