Drumming up a mate for Woody

WOODPECKERS peck into tree trunks to produce a mating call, a sound that can be heard for 800m.

WOODPECKERS peck into tree trunks to produce a mating call, a sound that can be heard for 800m.

But most of the pecking is about finding food. Once a hole has been made it sticks its long tongue into it to find insects, which it spears on a spike on its tongue. -

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