Most cottagers are familiar with the rapidfire knocking that signals that a woodpecker is near, but beyond the fact that their constant pecking wakes us up, how much do we really know about these creatures?
Woodpeckers actually come in all sorts of varieties and live all over the globe. Yet despite being commonplace, they are also quite extraordinary. After all, how many other creatures do you know of that spend their days smashing their faces into trees?
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