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Acorn Woodpecker

Caption: Above: an acorn woodpecker on its granary. Stored acorns are a critical food resource for this species. Below: an adult male acorn woodpecker. This species lives in family groups including helpers, who are young from prior nests.

Credit: Walter Koenig

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