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    Hairy Woodpecker / Picoides villosus

    : in mature deciduous and mixed woodlands throughout including towns and villages. Breeds late April-late Jul.

    Miscellany: In small songbirds with exposed at-risk nests, the period between the laying of the first egg and the fledging of the last young is about 20 days but in hole nesting species like Hairy Woodpecker, where nest predation risks are much reduced, the first egg to last fledged Is about 40 days.

    You can learn more about Hairy Woodpeckers and see images here.

    Last Updated: October 7th, 2022