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Bob Vuxinic

Crossville, TN, United States


For the entire two FeederWatch days while I was watching, these two female Downy Woodpeckers never stopped chasing one another from my feeders, each one defending this territory from the other. The second photo records the one moment when they both seemed to stop to catch their breaths.

Territorial Dispute Between Female Downy Woodpeckers

Dueling Downys

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