Downy Woodpecker - Birds in Sutton Massachusetts


Downy woodpeckers are gorgeous birds with black and white feathers. The males have a red spot on their heads, while the female does not. Downy woodpeckers love to eat suet.

Male Downy
Downy Woodpecker

Male Downy
Downy Woodpecker

Female Downy
Downy Woodpecker

Angry downy, because he is trying to eat sunflower seeds now that the suet feeder is empty
Downy Woodpecker

In this image you see the downy, on the left, compared with a hairy woodpecker on the right. Note how the downy has a shorter beak and a smaller size.

Downy Woodpecker

Here are five more photos of a male downy woodpecker, at a suet feeder.

Downy Woodpecker

Downy Woodpecker

Downy Woodpecker

Downy Woodpecker

Downy Woodpecker

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