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Birding to end August this month

This month I decided to end August with a recent birding photography shot I did at Jordan Lake I did with the walkout about Fart, Al D.


This is a red headed  woodpecker the are common in open woods near Jordan Lake.. I got the opportunity to get photos of the Red Headed Woodpecker.

And I also got him flying away from the tree branch as well.


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