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Hairy Woodpecker
  Picoides villosus

* Most widespread woodpecker in North America.

* Longer beak than Downy Woodpecker.

* Where the Hairy and Downy Woodpeckers feed together, the Downy occupies the smaller branches and the Hairy the trunks of trees.

* Found in wooded parks and residential areas with large trees.

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