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Quiz: Are You A Downy Woodpecker Whiz?




A downy woodpecker. (Photo by Chris Cheng)

How well do you know your Will County woodpeckers? Do you know a downy from a hairy?

Downy woodpeckers live in Will County year-round and are frequent visitors to our yards and bird feeders. See how much you know about these creatures on this quiz. Feel free to study up ahead of time with the help of our creature feature.

Note: If on a mobile device, click here to take the quiz.

Creature Feature: American Badgers Are Digging Machines

2/21/2020

The American badger isn't as well-known as many of the other mammals that call Will County home, but these fascinating creatures are exceptional diggers that are known to work alongside coyotes to hunt. 

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With First Eggs Laid, Bald Eagle Nesting Season Has Begun in Will County

2/18/2020

It may be a little bit ahead of schedule, but one of our resident bald eagle pairs in the preserves are soon going to be new parents after the female laid at least one egg early last week.

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