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Woodpeckers: Fun Facts and Trivia

Woodpeckers are instantly recognizable by the unique way they peck vertically on trees and poles, but how much do you really know about these outstanding birds? It turns out there are tons of little-known facts about woodpeckers' tongues — as well as their other wild features — that make the creatures seem more like cartoon caricatures than elements of nature.  Woodpeckers are as amazing as they are strange, and will make you rethink everything you thought you knew about these astounding birds. 

How many species of woodpeckers are there worldwide? What is the most common backyard woodpecker in North America? How long is the tongue of a woodpecker? What is the largest species of Woodpecker in North America? CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE ANSWERS and interesting woodpecker facts that will surprise even experienced birders!


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