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Downy Woodpecker

Picoides pubescens


The downy woodpecker is predominately black and white. Males have a red patch on the back of the head (female shown). The head is adorned by a black eye stripe and black cap. The back and belly is white and the wings are black with white spots.


Conifer, deciduous and 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 7, 2012
Submitted on Feb 8, 2012

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