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Hairy Woodpecker

Picoides villosus

Description:

Alright the opinions have this one as being a hairy woodpecker. Thanks y'all! Spotted this guy hiking. He didn't shy away from us at all.

Habitat:

Pacific northwest US and beyond


No species ID suggestions

3 Comments

KatCuff
KatCuff 6 years ago

Thanks Christy & Noah - I've adjusted the name to Hairy Woodpecker.

Noah Citizen
Noah Citizen 6 years ago

I agree with Christy: the length of the bill tells it is a hairy woodpecker, not a downy.

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 6 years ago

I believe that's a hairy woodpecker...beautiful! They're fairly common here, but very skittish...hard to capture a good pic!!

Washington, USA

Lat: 47.30, Long: -121.58

Spotted on Apr 29, 2012
Submitted on May 3, 2012

Reference

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