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Nuttall's woodpecker ?

Picoides nuttallii


Hema 7 years ago

it's not a downy or hairy for sure.From what i can see it does not look like Ladder Back either.
Nutalls seems to be the right fit.

Jeff Dreier
Jeff Dreier 7 years ago

I don't see the white back characteristic of hairy/downy woodpecker

Thanks David, but unfortunately this one was not camera friendly at all. These two unclear pictures are all I have !

DavidMroczkowski 7 years ago

It's tough to tell if it's a downy or hairy woodpecker. Do you have a better picture that shows the length of the bill? This may help you, too.

Reza Hashemizadeh
Spotted by
Reza Hashemizadeh

L.A., California, USA

Spotted on Jul 17, 2013
Submitted on Jul 19, 2013

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