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How to support backyard wildlife this winter

By: Jaymi Heimbuch on Jan. 13, 2014, 3:40 p.m.

Photo: Mark Moschell/flickr

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We love redheads

Woodpeckers blend in easily with the trees in summer, but in winter the bright red patches found on many species are more noticeable, so you might just spot some in your yard. Oily seeds are a helpful thing to leave out for these birds.