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downy woodpecker

  1. Heading Upwards

    Heading Upwards

    Male Downy Woodpecker Adult downy woodpeckers are the smallest of North America's woodpeckers, but there are many smaller species elsewhere. Only the Male sports the red patch on his head.
  2. Downy Woodpecker

    Downy Woodpecker

    Always a treat to be able to get a shot of one of these cute little woodys showing its tail markings.
  3. Downy Woodpecker (female).jpg

    Downy Woodpecker (female).jpg

    Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens pubescens) female.
  4. Haven't seen one of thee cuties in awhile

    Haven't seen one of thee cuties in awhile

    Male Downy Woodpecker
  5. Gotta make a feeder for these guys

    Gotta make a feeder for these guys

    Downy Woodpecker They love the hummer nectar but have a problem fitting their bill into the hummer feeder
  6. Fast Asleep

    Fast Asleep

    Downy Woodpecker Deep sleep it appears ;)
  7. A timid time for Juvies

    A timid time for Juvies

    Downy Woodpecker out on its own and not looking too happy about it.
  8. Downy Woodpecker (male).jpg

    Downy Woodpecker (male).jpg

    Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens pubescens) male.
  9. juvenile male downy woodpecker 1.jpg

    juvenile male downy woodpecker 1.jpg

  10. Downy Woodpecker (female).jpg

    Downy Woodpecker (female).jpg

    Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens pubescens) Female. This downy said this past year has turned her world up-side down (lol). Starting a new cavity hole.
  11. Downy Woodpecker (female).jpg

    Downy Woodpecker (female).jpg

    Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens pubescens) female.
  12. Downy Woodpeckers.

    Downy Woodpeckers.

    Dad is feeding his son.--Thanks for your kind words on my last picture. Have a nice day
  13. Male Downy Woodpecker

    Male Downy Woodpecker

    Downy Woodpecker. I hadn’t seen one of these beauties in the Bird Garden before. At first I could only get glimpses of it from across the garden. I thought it might have been a White Breasted Nuthatch, but it was behaving differently - it wasn’t going upside down. When I grabbed my 55-250mm lens...
  14. A tender moment

    A tender moment

    Downy Woodpecker feeding it's youngster. Downy Woodpeckers are small versions of the classic woodpecker body plan. They have a straight, chisel-like bill, blocky head, wide shoulders, and straight-backed posture as they lean away from tree limbs and onto their tail feathers. The bill tends to...
  15. An appetizer  for now

    An appetizer for now

    Downy Woodpecker Downy Woodpeckers are small versions of the classic woodpecker body plan. They have a straight, chisel-like bill, blocky head, wide shoulders, and straight-backed posture as they lean away from tree limbs and onto their tail feathers. The bill tends to look smaller for the...
  16. Downy Woodpecker

    Downy Woodpecker

  17. Downy Woodpecker

    Downy Woodpecker

    Pretty little woody.
  18. Downy Woodpecker

    Downy Woodpecker

  19. Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens)

    Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens)

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    Downy Woodpecker
  21. Female Downy Woodpecker..jpg

    Female Downy Woodpecker..jpg

    Very ordinary but never taken for granted. A smile like that face here has can make a difference in my day!!!
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    woodpecker.jpg

    Downy Woodpecker
  23. Downy Woodpecker

    Downy Woodpecker

    It's always fun to catch the underside of their tail when they (rarely) perch like this.
  24. Downy Woodpecker

    Downy Woodpecker

    https://macaulaylibrary.org/asset/312080571
  25. Downy woodpecker

    Downy woodpecker

    A smaller and fairly widespread woodpecker, showing how to drill a small hole and use that long tongue to chase down insects and larvae
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