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Black-Backed Woodpecker

[Black-Backed Woodpecker]

Black-Backed Woodpeckers prefer to find food in burnt trees. They strip away the bark to uncover a kind of beetle larvae that typically infest burned woods. This female was at a recent burn site in Lime Kiln Trail in Ottawa.

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