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Downy Woodpecker
Dryobates pubescens

Featured image credit: “Downy Woodpecker building a nest” by Shiva Shenoy is licensed under CC BY 2.0

To hear songs, learn identification information, migratory patterns, and some fun facts, check out the Downy Woodpecker page offered by one of my favorite resources: the Cornell Lab of Ornithology »

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