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101 Castle Drive, Florissant, MO 63034, USA
The red-bellied(rb) woodpecker was suet feeding when several starlings ‘clawed’ up to the site. The rb scared off the others but this one stayed for the challenge. Wish I could show the successive pictures; the rb poked him right in the head. This was followed by a ‘stare down’ and lots of posturing; finally the starling backed down.
Category 8: Eyewitness
Duel 'En Garde'
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