Sunday, January 31, 2010

Powerful Woodpecker Climbing Up Tree Trunk

Originally posted 6/2/13 - backdated to organize posts by topic.

Here is a fantastic, high quality video of a male Powerful Woodpecker climbing up a tree trunk. The video was captured by Wim ten Have in Carpish Pass, Huánuco Department, Peru on October 29, 2012.


Larry said...

It looks a little bit like our Pileated Woodpecker. We're always hearin about the extinct Ivory-billed Woodpecker but I'm surprised at how many giant woodpeckers there are.

Bill Benish said...

Indeed. There are quite a few more large woodpecker species in Asia too.

Rose Ragai said...

Wow!! This is amazing! Love seeing woodpecker in the wild!

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