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Acorn Woodpecker Family Guards Their Stash

Acorn woodpeckers love to collect acorns and tattoo them into holes they create in trees.

Rare Black Woodpecker Family Caught on Camera

In the dark forests of Poland, rarely filmed black woodpeckers feed their hungry chicks.

How Filmmakers Captured Acorn Woodpeckers

Mark Carroll takes us up in a crane to show how he captured acorn woodpeckers.

Filmmakers Travel to Poland to Capture "Coolest" Woodpeckers

Filmmakers Ann Prum and Mark Carroll traveled to Poland to film an elusive woodpecker.

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