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Tallmadge, OH, USA
The first visit of the season for this beautiful Red-Bellied Woodpecker. Oh, how I’ve missed seeing his presence at my feeding station.
Category 1: Birds with Food, or at the Feeder
Species: Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-Bellied Woodpecker - First visit of the season!
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