Rare Black-Backed Woodpecker Visits Forest Hills Cemetery

Okay, non-birders can zone out for this post. But if you love birds, get ready to squee!

The blog at Mass Audubon reports a rare black-backed woodpecker has been busy in Forest Hills Cemetery.

What’s more, Shawn Carey took high-quality video. Take a look. But to add this guy to your life list, hustle down to the cemetery to see him in person.

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology (the authority in these matters) calls him “one of the most enigmatic woodpeckers in North America.”

Read more at the Mass Audubon blog.