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Pileated Woodpecker Female
This female Pileated Woodpecker shows off her crest. It can stand straight up or be flattened down. 1325 x 1996 pixels
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This female Pileated Woodpecker enjoys frequent visits to a backyard suet feeder. Here she shows the white underside of her wings.
Mrs Woody Checks The Work
After Mr Pileated Woodpecker had finished these holes, Mrs flew in to examine his work.
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This Pileated Woodpecker clings to the bark of a Douglas Fir tree in a Western Washington forest.
Hairy Woodpecker Male
As he clings to a branch, this Hairy Woodpecker displays the red markings on the top of his head that identify him as a male.
Hairy Woodpecker Female
This female Hairy Woodpecker is adept at clinging to bark.
Downy Woodpecker couple
Here a male and female Downy Woodpecker pair are attracted to a suet feeder. Their small size relative to the feeder identifies them as Downy Woodpeckers as compared to the identically marked but twice as large Hairy Woodpeckers.
Mr Flicker Fly By
Flickers are beautifully marked medium large woodpeckers. The males cam be identified by a red "mustache" as seen in this picture. Their loud piercing calls alert all to a flicker's territory.
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Northern Red-shafted Flicker Male
Northern Flickers often announce their arrivals with loud piercing calls. One of the larger woodpeckers, they have characteristic barred markings as seen on the back of this male.
This Northern Flicker is identified as a male by his striking red mustache bars. These beautifully marked woodpeckers are common from the Rocky mountains west to the Pacific coast.
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Northern Red-shafted Female Flicker
This Northern Flicker is identified as a female by the lack of red mustache lines.
These smaller woodpeckers are found in coastal regions from southeastern Alaska to northern California.
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