How Much Life Can a Dead Tree Hold?

In a jungle layered with life, it’s amazing to see so many little heads popping out of a dead palm snag.  As the woodpecker parents shuttled back and forth with food, each black hole sprung to life for a moment before disappearing into darkness again.

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Masked Tityra (Tityra semifasciata)
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Masked Tityra (Tityra semifasciata) feeding its young
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Golden-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes aurifrons)

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