Downy Woodpecker Photos - Female



The Downy Woodpecker, Picoides pubescens, is a cute little woodpecker that loves suet feeders and even sunflower seeds. A common sight at many backyard feeders, it is around 9.5" long with a short beak, white body, and black wings with white stripes. The male has a dot of red on the back of his head. The female has no red dot.

Here are some photos of female downy woodpeckers.

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Below is a photo of a downy female on the left, and a hairy woodpecker on the right.



Downy Woodpecker Videos
Downy Woodpecker Video (MPG)

Downy Woodpecker Video 2 (MPG)

Downy Woodpecker Video 3 (MPG)

Downy Woodpecker Video 4 (MPG)

Downy Woodpecker Video 5 (MPG)

Downy Woodpecker Photos - Male

Downy Woodpecker Information
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