Pileated Woodpecker excavating next hole

I was extremely fortunate today when I followed a Pileated Woodpecker with my binoculars as he landed on the trunk of a very large tree. He scooted down the trunk and all at once disappeared into a hole! I then watched him for the next few minutes as he tossed wood chips out of the hole. He clearly is in the process of excavating a nest hole! These photos are very blurry and zoomed in 18x, but he is quite far back in the woods and I did not want to creep up to the edge of the woods and spook him.

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