Hairy Woodpecker - Picoides villosus

Length 6.5-10.2 in (16.5-26.0 cm)
Weight 2.1-2.8 oz (59-80 g)
Clutch Size 2-5
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Hairy Woodpecker is quite numerous in North America. They are permanent residents of forests and woodlands. They will excavate a hole in a tree, where they will tend to lay approximately four eggs. Hairy Woodpeckers search for insects on trees, often turning over the bark.

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