Saturday, December 24, 2016

But His Tail is Hidden

How to tell a Hairy Woodpecker from a Downy Woodpecker
Size and tail color are two of the biggest clues 
when deciphering these two backyard regulars.
This is a Downy

Wishing everyone the merriest of Christmases
and looking forward to all the Critters in 2017.

5 comments:

  1. Hello Gayle, great closeup of the woodie! Thanks so much for linking up and sharing your post. Happy weekend! Merry Christmas to you and your family.

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  2. super shot of this sweet and pretty bird.. Merry Chrismtas

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  3. Beautiful!
    Just when I think I know which is Hairy and which is Downy, I get confused again and have to consult my bird book.
    Merry Christmas!

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