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Nutalls woodpecker

Picoides nuttallii,

Description:

Small wood pecker on an oak tree

Habitat:

foothills

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6 Comments

Nice shots

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

Yes Hemma, the male has a red patch on top of the head :)

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

jose,this is a nutalls.
Ashley,is this a female?

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 7 years ago

He was so busy, it looks like he ignored you.

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

Hemma I think you're right, I would call it Picoides nuttallii, Nuttall's Woodpecker.

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

looks like a nutalls? There is no white strip running down the back as in Downy.

Hema
Spotted by
Hema

Concord, California, USA

Spotted on Feb 26, 2013
Submitted on Feb 26, 2013

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