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Red-bellied wood pecker

Melinerpes carolinus

Description:

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.

Notes:

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

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KristieMoore
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KristieMoore

Florida, USA

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

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