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From Science Daily, New York Times and Guardian on 25-Aug-2015 12:58

Visual mimicry lets the helmeted woodpecker (Dryocopus galeatus) live on the threatened Atlantic forest turf of two bigger birds -- the lineated Dryocopus lineatus and robust (Campephilus robustus) woodpeckers -- reducing the likelihood of being displaced in an area of foraging.


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