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downy woodpecker (male)

Picoides (Dryobates) pubescens


The downy woodpecker is the smallest North American woodpecker. This species is one of three woodpecker species visiting this backyard feeder so far this winter.


Backyard balcony suet feeder in residential neighborhood, Springfield, Missouri, USA.


Snowy. Northern cardinal visible in background, especially in 2nd photo.

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Scott Frazier
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Scott Frazier

Missouri, USA

Spotted on Mar 4, 2015
Submitted on Mar 27, 2015

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