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2014-11-06 23:03:37

Bird B Gone, the leader in bird control products for commercial, industrial and residential applications offers a highly effective woodpecker deterrent for commercial and residential properties

2014-02-07 23:02:10

Woodpecker season is here! Bird-X, Inc., pest bird experts for 50 years, explain how to cope with these famously loud pests. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 07,

2013-11-15 23:21:21

Absolute Bird Control announces its complete line of woodpecker deterrents to get rid of woodpeckers this winter.

2012-04-10 10:18:43

The bio-mechanisms of the woodpecker's resistance to head impact injury are an interesting scientific question.

Extinct Imperial Woodpecker Caught on Film
2011-10-27 08:43:13

The imperial woodpecker (Campephilus imperialis), thought to now be extinct, has been found on film.

2010-12-23 00:00:50

Yes, after many days and hours of painstaking research Latham Media Services (LMS) was able to capture still photographs of an elusive Red-belied Woodpecker. To read the full story go to http://www.lathammediaservicesblog.com.

2010-04-21 13:20:00

MANDEVILLE, La., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Two videos of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker have been obtained in the Pearl River in Louisiana, where there is a history of reports of this elusive species.

2010-04-20 12:49:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Any Soldier who's ever been stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C., is familiar with the Red-Cockaded Woodpecker.

2009-01-16 13:10:09

Until credible sightings popped up three years ago, the scientific world was in agreement that ivory-billed woodpeckers had gone the way of the dodo.

2008-08-14 15:00:35

By MARK A. GONZALEZ Have you ever walked among the smoldering carcasses of burnt trees? Have you walked through the lunar landscape left by a wildfire? It is an eerie experience. Dust devils of ash whirl across a bleak landscape.


Latest Woodpeckers Reference Libraries

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2009-04-07 16:08:20

The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...

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2009-04-07 16:02:40

The Eurasian Wryneck (Jynx torquilla) is a species of bird that is part of the family of woodpeckers. It breeds in the temperate regions of Europe and Asia. It is a migratory species and winters in tropical Africa and southern Asia. Its habitat is open woodland and orchards. It can also be seen in sandy areas along its migration route as it forages for ants. The wryneck gets its name from the ability to turn its head nearly 180 degrees. When disturbed, it uses this snake-like head...

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2008-08-14 11:38:57

The Red-breasted Chat (Granatellus venustus), is a species of bird in the Parulidae family. It is endemic to Mexico. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2006-07-17 14:10:11

The Pileated Woodpecker, Dryocopus pileatus, is a very large North American woodpecker. It is also known as the Log Cock (Logcock, and, by corruption, Lord God Bird, Good God Bird, or Great God Bird). Adults are mainly black with a red crest and a white line down the sides of the throat. Adult males have a red line from the bill to the throat and red on the front of the crown. In adult females, these are black. They show white on the wings in flight. The only North American birds of...

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2006-07-17 14:02:24

The Northern Flicker, Colaptes auratus, is a medium-sized woodpecker. Adults are brown with black bars on the back and wings. Their breast and belly are beige with black spots; they have a black neck ring. The tail is dark on top. They show a white rump in flight. There are two variants which were formerly considered separate species: The Yellow-shafted Flicker resides in eastern North America. They are yellow under the tail and underwings and have yellow shafts on their primaries....

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