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Downy Woodpecker (female)

Dryobates pubescens

Description:

Smallest woodpecker in North America and very common. Females are distinguishable by the lack of a red spot on their heads.

Habitat:

Hardwood trees and forests. They are spread all throughout the US and southern Canada.

Notes:

Seen at Raven Run Nature Preserve near Lexington KY.

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Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Lat: 37.89, Long: -84.39

Spotted on Dec 30, 2016
Submitted on Dec 31, 2016

Spotted for missions

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