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Unusual series of photos showing a Red headed Woodpecker caching whole acorns in large drilled holes. Usually, I see them caching acorn bits from acorns they open on the ground; more typically like the last photo – taken the same day within a Canon 7D and a Canon 400 DO IS lens:

 

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This guy was calling and caching acorns yesterday; very intent on his work; so intent that I was allowed to approach the tree:

 

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This is the male of a pair of acorn savers stocking up for the coming winter. The tirelessly jam these nuts in about a dozen different trees, so deep, they are hard to retrieve. Come December they will go to their cache:

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