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By Aerili
From: Los Alamos, NM
May 11, 2009
Wonderful!
By Larry Bruce
Mar 5, 2014
Great shot of the rare Pileated Woodpecker.
By Chris treggE
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From: Madison, WI
Aug 27, 2014
Mom would come and go to feed them, but she was quick and I never got a good one of her with the babies, alas.
By Peter Lewis
From: Bridgton, Maine
Jun 15, 2016
With an estimated almost 2 million breeding pairs and a huge range, the majestic pileated is hardly rare; but they are rarely seen due to their timid and solitary natures, and their preference for deep forest. If all you catch is a glimpse in flight, they can be readily identified by their swoop-then-glide-then-swoop-again flying pattern. And if you see one adult, you should look around for the other, for breeding pairs often travel and feed together. I see them fairly frequently here in the White Mountains, and it is always a wonderful sight!
By Scott Phil
From: NC
Aug 11, 2016
Great photo! We have had a pair nesting near our house for several years. I hear them much more often than I see them. But once you've heard their call I doubt you will ever forget it. They are loud and sound like something from the rain forest.

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By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
6 days ago
Too cute!
By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
5 days ago
Nice shot!
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Baby woodpeckers at our campsite on Insula Lake in the Boundary Waters. July 07.

Submitted By: Chris treggE on May 11, 2009
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