Red Cockaded Woodpecker

Picoides borealis

Why it is endangered

The severe destruction of habitat results in the dramatic decrease in the population of the red cockaded woodpecker.
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Whats being done to prevent further decrease in population

US Fish and Wildlife services are achieving to return the population of the red cockaded woodpecker. Re populations occur on federal, state, and private lands granting them protection and also through agreements such as Memorandum of Agreements, Safe Harbor Agreements, and Habitat Conservation Plans
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