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Red-bellied woodpecker

Melanerpes carolinus

Description:

Adult males have a red cap going from the bill to the nape; females have a red patch on the nape and another above the bill. The reddish tinge on the belly that gives the bird its name is difficult to see in field identification.

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Maria dB
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Maria dB

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Apr 3, 2015
Submitted on Apr 27, 2015

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