All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<b>Acorn Woodpecker</b><br><i>Melanerpes formicivorus</i></br>
Acorn Woodpecker
Melanerpes formicivorus
These are such comical-looking birds with their white eyes, black "beard" and red skull caps! These woodpeckers chisel out holes in trees or utility poles to store acorns in for the winter.

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