Monday, July 2, 2012


Please delete the previous post from your memory bank!  After scrutiny by experts it was determined that my American Three-toed Woodpecker was instead a juvenile Hairy Woodpecker.  As it turns out the yellow/orange crown on a juvenile male Hairy moves back across the top of its head as it matures until it is at the back and turns the bright red that we are used to seeing in a adult male Hairy Woodpecker.

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