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Downy Woodpecker

Picoides pubescens

Photo:Jardin Botanique de Montreal
Downy Woodpecker. Photo:Jardin Botanique de Montreal

A frequent visitor to bird feeders, the downy woodpecker is distinguishable from other woodpeckers by its white back, white barred or spotted wings, and diminutive size.

Map of Downy Woodpecker in Canada
Distribution of Downy Woodpecker in Canada

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