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Letter: Several woodpeckers year-round residents

Wendy Butler Burt writes:
Veronica Arnold’s photo of two Pileated Woodpeckers is lovely, but the text is not entirely accurate. Adair County is fortunate to be home territory for seven woodpecker species -- Pileated Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Red-headed Woodpecker, and Downy Woodpecker. Only one of them -- the Yellow-bellied Sapsucker -- is migratory, spending only winters in the county. All the other woodpecker species may be found in Adair County year round.
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