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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A father and son Pileated Woodpecker in the canopy.

It was spring, the forest has returned to it's lush green state a and the birds have returned to breed. The father was taking his young through the forest teaching it how to navigate the woods and all the best foraging techniques for the juiciest rewards.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 05.2019
Photo Location: Perth Road, Canada
Camera: D5300
Copyright: © Kaila Ritchie