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Downy Woodpecker
(Picoides pubescens)

        
Downy Woodpecker
 
Downy Woodpecker Information

Length: 6 - 6.5"

Habitat
: Deciduous and mixed woodlands (favors bottomlands), forest edges, farmyards, orchards, parks, residential areas.

Diet:
Mostly insects, including beetles and their larvae, wood-boring ants, caterpillars, and scale insects; spiders; some seeds and berries.
 
 
Downy Woodpecker ID TipsIdentification tips for the Downy Woodpecker
 
Downy Woodpecker SoundsCalls and drumming of Downy Woodpecker
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Downy Woodpecker Breeding Map Downy Woodpecker Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
Additional Information:
 
Downy Woodpecker
Photos, description, taxonomy, habitat, migration, and diet. (From Wikipedia)
 
 
 
 
     
   

 

 


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