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 Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)




Downy Woodpecker | Picoides pubescens photo
Downy Woodpecker, Serpentine Wildlife Area, Surrey, British Columbia

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Downy Woodpecker | Picoides pubescens photo
Downy Woodpecker (female)

Photograph by Wolfgang Wander. GNU Free Documentation License.  (view image details)

DOWNY WOODPECKER FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Piciformes
Family:Picidae
Genus:Picoides
Species:pubescens
Common Name:Downy Woodpecker


Relatives in same Genus
  White-headed Woodpecker (P. albolarvatus)
  Arizona Woodpecker (P. arizonae)
  Ladder-backed Woodpecker (P. scalaris)
  Hairy Woodpecker (P. villosus)