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Rocky View County, AB, Canada
This male Pileated is anything but boring. He doesn’t ever come to our feeders but he will come and spend hours a day in the winter playing on our truck. He’s currently working on his third winter here. I’m sure he’s trying to chase the Pileated in the mirrors and inside the cab out of his territory. He has become a bit of a celebrity bird in our area!
Category 4: Boring is Beautiful
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