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Video Transcript: Woodpeckers

(Description: The Wild Birds Unlimited logo appears then fades as lively music plays while woodpeckers are shown feeding from various Wild Birds Unlimited bird feeders.)

Pick a peck of suet!

A woodpecker’s chisel-like bill sharpens with every blow.

A Downy Woodpecker’s average lifespan is 2 to 5 years, but they can live up to 11.

A woodpecker’s unique skull and neck muscles absorb 13 mph impacts.

A woodpecker’s stiff, pointed tail feathers provide a strong prop for support.

Northern Flickers forage mostly on the ground in search of ants…but they love suet, too!

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Want to have fun with woodpeckers in your backyard? Ask us how!

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