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Six photos from the Red-bellied Woodpecker family album

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Hans Spiecker (spiecks) photographed the Red-headed Woodpecker above at Fort Sheridan Woods, north of Chicago. Populations of this charismatic species have declined sharply recently, but an encouraging article in our forthcoming March-April 2017 issue suggests all may not be lost. It tells the story of citizen-scientists in Minnesota who are working to bring the woodpecker back — and succeeding. The issue goes on sale at Barnes & Noble and other newsstands February 28.

Pictures of Red-headed Woodpecker.

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