Downy Woodpecker, Picoides pubescens


Downy Woodpecker
The plumage of Downy Woodpecker resembles that of Hairy Woodpecker, but the Downy is smaller and has a proportionately smaller bill.
 


Downy Woodpecker
Adult females, above, show no red; males, below, have a small red patch at the rear of the crown. The two birds above and below were a pair, and are shown mating (the female almost completely concealed) in the picture next down.


Downy Woodpecker


Downy Woodpecker


Downy Woodpecker
Above and below, pictures from different angles of the same female.


Downy Woodpecker