Downy Woodpecker

Downy Woodpecker – Picoides pubescens

A downy woodpecker is pecking on a tree branch, digging for insects. Photo by David Brezinski, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Image Source What does the downy woodpecker look like? At 6.75 inches in length, downy woodpeckers are the smallest woodpecker in North America. Downy woodpeckers are mainly black on the head and wings and …

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