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Downey Woodpecker (Female)

Picoides pubescens


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.


Woods and urban areas


Male has a red cap on the head.

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Normal, Illinois, USA

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

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