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Downy Woodpecker

Picoides pubescens

Description:

Male

Habitat:

Backyard

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5 Comments

Thx everyone, correction made!

mary.gallo.m
mary.gallo.m 7 years ago

Common name for downy woodpecker is "Picoides pubescens"

mpvettch
mpvettch 7 years ago

Downy woodpecker is not a scientific name it's a average name that everybody calls it.

Machi
Machi 7 years ago

I agree that it is a downy. You can compare the beak sizes http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/downy... http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Hairy...

mpvettch
mpvettch 7 years ago

This is either a hairy woodpecker or a downy woodpecker,

Oklahoma, USA

Spotted on Jun 7, 2014
Submitted on Jun 9, 2014

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