• Not enough Woodpeckers

    14 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    It is hard to imagine any birder not liking woodpeckers - they are the “motherhood and apple pie” of the avian world. So, writing a post about them is easy. Or would be, had I encountered more of them - so far, I have seen only a very small share of the approximately 233 woodpecker species, and got decent photos of an even smaller number - not much more than 10% of all of them.
    The Bearded Woodpecker does not really look any more bearded than many other woodpeckers. Still, with many woodpeckers looking pretty similar, it must have been kind of tough to give all of them good names.
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