The Acorn Woodpecker is named after its diet of acorns. These birds utilize a communal granary or acorn tree to store or cache their live oak acorns from season to season. Being skillful at drilling holes is one of their gifts. Their “social networking” group tends to the acorns, moving them to the right size holes as the acorns dry out and shrink. Another job is to protect and defend their cache from robbers like the Western Scrub Jays….