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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 25, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas Page 6A HERALDZEITUNG Search is on in Big Thicket for a woodpecker that might be extinct BKiTHICKIiT NATIONAL Texas AP Corinnc Campbell stuffs her gear in waterproof sacks and then stuffs them and herself into a tiny circular cutout that marks the seat in her green After taking a quick peck at the JPS unit clipped near her orange vest to make sure it is getting a satellite she shoves off between large downed tree Then she propels her tiny needlenose craft into a wide rainswollen creek that wiggles through whats been called the biolog ical crossroads of North Amer And so begins another clay long search for a giant bird that might not In it hasnt been seen in these parts for more than 100 and a pair of companions in similar kayaks are on a tedious winterlong canvass of Texas famed Big an often impenetra ble jungle of in pur suit of the Ivorybilled Wood The at 20 inches with a nearly threefoot is the thirdlargest woodpecker Opening Soon Serious Serious Serious Fun Kids of all ages welcomed Every seats a great Full restaurant and bar XBox game pool shuffle board and more 1042 IH 35 830627TEAM 8326 in the world and the biggest woodpecker north of It was thought to be extinct until a kayaker reported seeing an Ivorybilled along the Cache River in eastcentral Theres a lot of doubters out there that this bird does said from I believe it A more perplexing question is even if the bird lives will her fellow searchers or anyone else see it in the Big Thicket Its not called that for no she referring to the almost acres of bogs and forests in Southeast Texas about 100 miles northeast of Its very chal Ive never done any thing as Id describe it as trying to climb through a cement The already difficult terrain was made even worse 18 months ago when Hurricane Rita downed thousands of trees that now litter the land The ducksized marked by black and white feathers and its namesake ivorycolored has 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