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Author Collard, Sneed, author.
Title Woodpeckers : drilling holes and bagging bugs / written and photographed by Sneed B. Collard, III.
Pub Info Missoula, Montana : Bucking Horse Books, [2018]
book jacket
 Cotuit Children's Room  J 598.72 COL     AVAILABLE
 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J 598.7 COL     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Note Includes index.
Summary If you see a bird standing on the side of a tree banging its beak against the trunk, chances are you're watching a woodpecker. Woodpeckers not only dazzle us with their good looks and personality, they exhibit some of the most interesting behaviors in the animal world. Explore this dynamic, exciting group of birds with award-winning children's science writer Sneed B. Collard III. Discover what scientists have learned about woodpeckers, why woodpeckers drill into trees, and the best way to serve ants at your next sleep-over. Be forewarned: the more you read, the faster woodpeckers will peck their way into your imagination! --dust jacket.
Contents What's a woodp-p-p-p-ecker? -- It's a peck-peck-pecking machine -- Eating like you mean it -- Birds with cavities -- woodpecker real estate -- Would you like that tree soft, medium, or hard? -- Woodpeckers abroad -- Heavy metal drumming -- woodpecker communication -- Woodpecker families -- Sapsuckers -- slurping sap and taking names -- Lewis's woodpeckers -- eating on the fly -- Black-backed woodpeckers -- burning down the house -- Gila woodpeckers -- showing some spine -- Vanishing woodpeckers -- Lost treasures? Ivory billed and imperial woodpeckers -- Speaking -- and acting -- up for woodpeckers.
Subject Woodpeckers -- Juvenile literature.
Birds -- Juvenile literature.
Woodpeckers -- Food -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780984446094 (hardcover)
0984446095 (hardcover)
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