Why Woodpeckers Don’t Get Headaches

This article is a few years old but very informative. Especially the discussion about how the length and shape of woodpecker tongues differ depending on diet. Flickers have the longest tongues which are sticky and help them grab their favorite food – ants.

Ah, the fascinating world of birds!

Northern Flicker - Male

Northern Flicker, Sweetwater Wetlands, February 27,2012

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