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Sean Zeederberg

Field Guide

As a young boy growing up on an agricultural farm in Zimbabwe, Sean spent every opportunity entertaining himself outdoors, camping in the local nature reserve and learning about all facets of the natural world. After completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental ...

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on Do Woodpeckers Get Headaches?

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Callum Evans
Guest contributor

They really are incredible birds (I’ve actually seen olive woodpeckers sticking their tongues into holes that they’ve drilled, but I’ve never heard of any other species that has a tongue that serves that function, it’s amazing!

Joanne Wadsworth Kelley
Digital Tracker

Very informative, Sean. One always wonders how all that pounding is actually physically possible. Nearly gives me a headache watching! Lol. But what I found most amazing was the tongue and how it wraps around inside it’s head. Now, THAT is amazing!

Marinda Drake
Master Tracker

Interesting facts Sean. Love these informative blogs.

Malavika Gupta
Senior Digital Ranger

Woodpeckers are entertaining to watch. But not so pleasant when they are determined to peck through the cement wall of your house at 6 in the morning!

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