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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Gila Woodpecker Master

This Gila Woodpecker has a strong hold on a cactus flower and he is ready for a feast! His tongue is sticking out sipping on the nectar, his strong tail is helping is paws to grip on the flower and he's having it all.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Sahuaripa - Northern Jaguar Reserve, Mexico
Copyright: © Rita Leal