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Nature: Downy Woodpeckers are the smallest woodpeckers found in North America.

A pair of birds are attracted to a beautiful milkweed field in Jerry Gadamus' Seeds are Sown. Image Size 10" x 24" Signed and Numbered

Jerry Gadamus Seeds are Sown

A pair of UNKNOWN birds are attracted to a beautiful cotton field in Jerry Gadamus' Seeds are Sown. Image Size x Signed and Numbered

Woodpecker Identification Chart | Exploring Nature Educational Resource

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Hairy Woodpecker, a medium sized woodpecker, averaging 9.75 inches in length with 15 inch wingspan. The Hairy Woodpecker inhabits mature deciduous forests in the Bahamas, Central America, the United States, and Canada.

Hairy Woodpecker (Leuconotopicus villosus) a medium sized woodpecker, averaging inches in length with 15 inch wingspan. The Hairy Woodpecker inhabits mature deciduous forests in the Bahamas, Central America, the United States, and Canada.

About the size of a sparrow, the DOWNY WOODPECKER is the smallest American woodpecker.

The Downy Woodpecker. Keeps the beetles from killing my hardwood trees. American Indians believed the red patch on the head of the male was a badge of courage, and made this bird a symbol for bravery.

Building a Birdhouse? Here's How to Make the Right Size Hole: The entrance hole to a birdhouse determines what types of birds will nest there.

Building a Bird House? Make the Right Size Hole

Bird house hole sizes: Optimum Hole Sizes (Inches) for Common Birdhouse Nesting Species: American Kestrel Ash-Throated Flycatcher 1 Barn Owl Black-Capped Chickadee 1 Carolina Wren 1 Downy Woodpecker 1 Eastern Bluebird 1 House

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Woodpecker Birds on a wooden fence

Frequent backyard visitors, Downy Woodpeckers may form pairs very early in the season, tapping out their courtship song on a tree trunk. Listen for this rhythmic sound as early as January. (Photo by Linda Petersen) Get more info on this bird: birdsandblooms.com

Downy Woodpeckers may form pairs very early in the season, tapping out their courtship song on a tree trunk. Listen for this rhythmic sound as early as January. (Photo by Linda Petersen)

Downy Woodpecker----we call the female "Daphne"--"Mr. Downy"  his lady "Daphne"

This is a downy baby Woodpecker. Woodpeckers are birds that are found all over the world but not in Australia. Woodpeckers have a very strong beak with a tongue up to 4 inches.

Great spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major)

Greater Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) widespread in Europe and Northern Asia

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