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Downey Woodpecker (Female)

Picoides pubescens

Description:

Black and white body,head and upper body are white and black while the lower body is white. Small black bill. Resembles the larger Hairy Woodpecker but small bill is a distinctive feild mark.

Habitat:

Woods and urban areas

Notes:

Male has a red cap on the head.

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TamLar
Spotted by
TamLar

Normal, Illinois, USA

Spotted on Feb 3, 2012
Submitted on Feb 4, 2012

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