Red-Cockaded Woodpecker in Virginia

red-cockaded woodpeckers depend upon long-leaf pines
red-cockaded woodpeckers depend upon long-leaf pines
Source: US Fish and Wildlife Service, Closer vertical shot of trees

The red-cockaded woodpecker depended upon a million acres of longleaf forest in Virginia. By 2005, only 200 native trees remained.1

Birds in Virginia

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References

1."Virginia's Founding Forest," The Nature Conservancy, https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/virginia/stories-in-virginia/va-how-we-work-longleaf-pine/ (last checked January 4, 2020)


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