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Montrose Point, Lincoln Park, Chicago
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Hairy Woodpecker

Dryobates villosus

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Widespread and familiar woodland resident and backyard visitor. Its black-and-white plumage is nearly identical to the smaller Downy Woodpecker, but note longer bill (about the length of the head) and clean white outer tail feathers. Readily visits feeders, especially suet. Nests in cavities.

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