Red-cockaded Woodpecker at Nest Cavity (2146)

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A male Red-cockaded Woodpecker displays his rarely-seen red "cockade" at the entrance to his nest cavity. These woodpeckers protect their nest cavities by maintaining sap flow around the entrance, and thus require live pine trees that take several years to excavate a cavity in.
A male Red-cockaded Woodpecker displays his rarely-seen red "cockade" at the entrance to his nest cavity. These woodpeckers protect their nest cavities by maintaining sap flow around the entrance, and thus require live pine trees that take several years to excavate a cavity in.
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