Daily Archives: May 15, 2018

Upside-downy

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Sweet little Downy Woodpecker half hidden in the Spanish moss. Downies are the smallest woodpeckers in North America.

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I saw a pair here on busy South Sewall’s Point Road, between Palmetto and Emarita. This one’s the male, with the red patch on his head.

They were noisy and active – at a time of day (near noon) on a bright, humid day when I didn’t expect to see many, or any, birds.

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Hooray, Downy! My first Florida sighting of one of my faithful old friends from New Hampshire.

All Amy’s Bird posts tagged with Downy Woodpecker.