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Hairy Woodpecker

Picoides villosus


This is a medium-sized woodpecker of about 18–26 cm (7.1–10 in) in length. Coloration is predominately white and black. The male has either one or two red spots on the back side of the head. This male had two.


Conifer, hardwood or mixed forests.

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Gordon Dietzman
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Gordon Dietzman

Minnesota, USA

Lat: 47.25, Long: -92.64

Spotted on Feb 8, 2012
Submitted on Feb 8, 2012

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