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Downy Woodpecker, female

Picoides pubeescens


Black and white woodpecker, similar to the Hairy Woodpecker but smaller. Beak is one of the distinctive field marks, as it is obviously smaller in the Downey.


Yards, parks and woodlands


This bird has become a regular feeder at one of our feeders.

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Normal, Illinois, USA

Spotted on Oct 30, 2012
Submitted on Nov 27, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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