Downy Woodpecker, Louisville, Kentucky, 2021-05-01
Its beak is pretty large for a Downy, but the spots on the white tail feathers (more visible on other photos I took) rule out the possibility of it being a Hairy Woodpecker.
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Another photo of the same Downy Woodpecker. That beak is huge! Those tail spots, though...
@eric might you have a hybrid? https://birds.outdoornebraska.gov/downy-x-hairy-woodpecker-hybrid/
@matthew_fells That would be super cool. I don't know enough myself to figure that out.
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