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Powerful toes and tails help most woodpeckers
use their strong chisel-like bills to excavate tree trunks.


In Stanley Park
Colaptes auratus Colaptes auratus
Flicker, Northern

 
Dryocopus pileatus Dryocopus pileatus
Woodpecker, Pileated

 
Picoides pubescens Picoides pubescens
Woodpecker, Downy

Picoides villosus Picoides villosus
Woodpecker, Hairy

 
Sphyrapicus ruber Sphyrapicus ruber
Sapsucker, Red-breasted

 
 
 



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