Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus

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Red-headed Woodpeckers were once common throughout southern Canada and the eastern United States, but the species is currently in decline. Habitat loss appears to a major factor, as well as habitat degradation as dead trees needed for nests are removed from otherwise suitable habitat.

This species is currently listed as Near Threatened.

Factsheet: Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus 

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