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Downy woodpecker

Picoides pubescens

Description:

Small woodpecker with short bill.

Habitat:

Near or in wooded areas.

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7 Comments

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 years ago

:) Yes, lots and lots!!

Lindsy
Lindsy 8 years ago

Thanks! Here's to finding fluffy baby birds this spring!

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 years ago

Thanks! They will definitely be on here if I find them, always take my camera with me :) I hope you can find some baby downies! I've never seen a baby woodpecker, I imagine they are adorable!

Lindsy
Lindsy 8 years ago

Owlets!! I can't imagine anything cuter than owlets. I've got my fingers crossed for you!

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 years ago

That would be awesome!! I have a pair of great horned owls I'm watching, hoping for owlets soon! If you have a good yard for birds, you might try putting up some boxes for them to make nests in. I'm not sure if the woodpeckers will use them, but something is bound to have babies in it!

Lindsy
Lindsy 8 years ago

Thanks, AshleyT! She was working diligently on making a hole in this birch. I'm crossing my fingers that we'll get to see baby downies this spring.

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 years ago

My favorite woodpecker! Nice photo :)

Lindsy
Spotted by
Lindsy

Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Feb 9, 2013
Submitted on Feb 9, 2013

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