13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Woodpecker in the boreal forest

With its distinctive scarlet head, the pileated woodpecker is a spectacular sight in the boreal forests of Canada but it's rare and skittish, so difficult to find and shoot.

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Date Taken: 12.2014
Date Uploaded: 04.2015
Photo Location: Brome village, Quebec, Canada, Canada
Copyright: © Leon Berger