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Guests were also quizzed on the identification of woodpeckers.
Forget hawks and doves—this job needs a woodpecker, someone who’ll hammer away at the importance of stable money.
According to various sources, signs of infestation include tree canopy die-back, sprouting on the trunk or base of the tree, splitting bark on the trunk or woodpecker damage on the trunk from larvae extraction.
Think of a woodpecker’s skull and beak, the protective way a fish’s scales overlap, or the thick rind that keeps a falling fruit from breaking open.
An avid birder, Tracie decided to depict Alabama's state bird, the flicker (a type of woodpecker), as well as the golden rod, Alabama's wild and native former state flower that was replaced for the more refined camellia bloom.
This is because, among other advantages, a woodpecker's tongue can put pressure on its jugular vein.
Common sightings include bald eagles, deer, bear, pileated woodpeckers, ruffed grouse and wild turkey.
Crabapple trees, famed for their spring display of pink or white blooms, bear colorful autumn fruit that woodpeckers, pine grosbeaks, cardinals and others feast on.
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