Image Number: 1372002

perched below a tree-hole cavity on a dead ash tree. Location is SE MI. Downy and Hairy woodpeckers are important predators of the emerald ash borer, often removing more than half of larvae from excavations in bark and sapwood.
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Michigan, United States


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Genus: Picoides
Subject: Picoides pubescens (Linnaeus, 1766)
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, March 3, 2005
Image last updated:
Thursday, March 3, 2005