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Six photos from the Red-bellied Woodpecker family album

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The final member of the Melanerpes genus is the bird above — Lewis’s Woodpecker. Gary Botello took the photo in September 2012 at Picture Canyon, in Flagstaff, Arizona, with a Canon EOS 60D camera and a Sigma 150-500mm lens.

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