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Downy Woodpecker

Picoides pubescens

4 Species ID Suggestions

XXD17 12 years ago
Hairy woodpecker
Jake Barnes
Jake Barnes 12 years ago
(possibly) red cockaded woodpecker
Picoides borealis Red-cockaded Woodpecker
Liam 12 years ago
Downy Woodpecker
Picoides pubescens Downy Woodpecker

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Liam 12 years ago

Though the bill looks a tad bit large in photo 1, the rest make it obvious that the bill is much too small for Hairy. Definite Downy here.

XXD17 12 years ago

It's not a red-cockaded woodpecker...the white stripe above the eye is too extends all the way to the nape while the red-cockaded merely has a white speck behind its eyes with prominent white cheeks...looks like a hairy woodpecker judging from the bill

OlegMalyk 12 years ago

It looks kinda like a pied kingfisher

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 12 years ago

nice pictures.

EricGoins 12 years ago

Woodpecker just not sure which one. He was pretty small.

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Galveston, Texas, USA

Spotted on Mar 31, 2012
Submitted on Apr 1, 2012

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