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What makes a good home for a woodpecker?

Most species of woodpeckers prefer dead trees or "snags," and drill out a space for them to nest. Only the Red-cockaded Woodpecker uses living trees to nest. The Red-cockaded woodpecker is also the only species to live in colonies.

Reference: http://www.hsu.edu/content.aspx?id=2232

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