Bird #53 — Hairy Woodpecker

picoides (from picus, a woodpecker, and eidos, appearance) villosus (hairy)

Sunday, September 2, 1979 — 7:30 am

McNaughton, Wisconsin — Mom and Dad’s house

We were standing behind the house watching a Red-eyed Vireo (a lifer) that was singing in the top of a tall, dead white pine in the woods.  The Hairy Woodpecker landed in the same tree, very close to the vireo, stayed for a few moments, then took off.

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