Chips fly

 

What is a resting grub going to do to protect itself when it merely wishes to sleep through the winter inside an old tree? Apparently, nothing. When the Pileated Woodpecker finds you, it’s lights out.

A female Pileated Woodpecker was probing an old cottonwood tree.

The wood chips flew as the woodpecker attacked the trunk.

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1 Response to Chips fly

  1. Karen Pidcock says:

    Such an industrious pecker!

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