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Video: Woodpecker expert at excavating nesting quarters in tree

A pileated woodpecker begins excavating a nest cavity in a tree.
A pileated woodpecker begins excavating a nest cavity in a tree.

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- With no tools save for what nature gave him, a woodpecker patiently scopes out a site and hollows out a nest cavity from scratch in this fascinating time-lapse video.

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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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