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Red-bellied Woodpecker – Female

Melanerpes carolinus


Mid-sized woodpecker, approximately 9 inches long; black and white barred back; gray face and underparts; slight red coloration on belly just ahead of tail. Gray face and crown; nape of neck red and red at base of bill. (Crown of head red in male).


Feeding at log feeder. Lives in mixed hardwood/pine forest.

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Georgia, USA

Spotted on Feb 26, 2016
Submitted on Feb 26, 2016

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