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Red-bellied Woodpecker sighting, Halpenny area

MVFN Nature Notebook Sighting

The following report and photos were received by the MVFN Nature Notebook mailbox on January 20, 2019. A Red-bellied Woodpecker was observed locally in the Halpenny area on January 12, 2019. Photos and report sent in by Gerard Rumleskie. This is quite a rare sighting for our area, with only one of these birds seen on the Carleton Place Christmas Bird Count this year, and that was a record for the count. Thank you for sending in this sighting!

Red-bellied Woodpecker, Jan 2019, Halpenny, ON photo Gerard Rumleskie


Red-bellied Woodpecker, Halpenny, ON. photo courtesy G. Rumleskie