Downy Woodpecker (female)

Several Downy Woodpeckers (Picoides pubescens) feeding at the Huntley Meadows Park Visitor Center, Fairfax County, Virginia USA. These individuals are female, as indicated by the absence of a small red patch on the back of their heads.


Tech Tips: The photos in the preceding gallery were shot using my Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150. Apple “Aperture” was used to adjust the photos. All of the photos were cropped in order to highlight the birds.

Copyright © 2012 Walter Sanford. All rights reserved.


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