Downy Woodpecker Images and Video

Downy Woodpeckers are the smallest woodpecke in the United States.  The white outer tail feathers are usually spotted with black, but the spots are not always visible.

 

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Female Downy.  Photograph © Alan Wilson

 

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Male Downy.  Photograph © Alan Wilson.

 

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Male Downy Woodpecker.  Photograph © Greg Lavaty.

 

Male Downy Woodpecker.  Photograph © Greg Lavaty.
Male Downy Woodpecker.  Photograph © Greg Lavaty.

 

Male Downy Woodpecker.  Photograph © Greg Lavaty.
Male Downy Woodpecker.  Photograph © Greg Lavaty.

 



Video by Sam Crowe.