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Have you seen this bird?

This picture is of an ivory-billed woodpecker and is believed to be extinct since the early 1950's. However, unconfirmed sightings have been reported in the Louisiana swamplands and other gulf coast states.

The largest of the North American woodpeckers, the ivory-bill is approximately 18 to 20 inches in length, and makes its habitat in cypress swamps. It's call has sometimes been described as a nasal-like "henk, henk." Because of its size, the hammering of an ivory-bill on a large cypress tree has been described as loud as someone striking the tree with a hammer.

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