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Hairy woodpecker (male)
Picoides villosus


Size: 9 inches
Overall Color: black and white
Occurrence: woods, farmlands, suburbs
Diet: insects, fruit, seeds, sap
Nest: cavity in live wood
Field Identification: medium size woodpecker, black and white, heavy bill
Season: year-round

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Piciformes
Family: 44 Picidae (woodpeckers)
Genus: Picoides
Species: villosus

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