How many different species of wood peckers are there?



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    According to Avian Web there are 135 species of woodpeckers. The most common are the Downy Woodpecker, the Hairy Woodpecker, the Red-Headed Woodpecker, the Pileated Woodpecker, the Nothern Flicker, and the Red-Bellied Woodpecker.

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    There are over 180 species of woodpeckers, who come from the Picidae Family. One of the largest species is the ivory-billed woodpecker, which is 19 to 21 inches tall and weighs 1 to 1.25 pounds. The smallest North American woodpecker is the downy woodpecker, which is only 6 to 7 inches tall. Woodpeckers live in woody forests all over the world, excluding Australia and Antarctica. They hunt for insects by tappping on tree trunks. They can tap 8000-12000 times per day!

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