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Red-bellied wood pecker

Melinerpes carolinus


10" (25 cm). Barred black and white above; pale buff below and on face; sexes similar except that male has red crown and nape, female red nape only. Reddish patch on lower abdomen is seldom visible in the field.


Spotted in my backyard eating from the feeder, then up in the tree.

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Mar 29, 2014
Submitted on Mar 30, 2014

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