VIDEO: Amazingly Close Up View Of A Woodpecker

Maybe you won’t agree, but we think this video is fascinating. It’s a very close encounter with a woodpecker at a bird feeder in Dryden, N.Y.

(Hint: don’t give up before the 15-second mark.)

(H/T to this blogger’s old hometown friend, Jim Pearson.)

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