Downy Woodpecker juvenile males have the red patch on top of the head instead of the back.
Juvenile Hairy Woodpecker in the backyard.
Hairy Woodpecker, in the winter its hard to get a green background.
Hairy woodpecker aren't very shy.
Downy Woodpecker juvenile. these are one of the easiest bird to attract with a suet block, having trees with different levels of decay will have them hanging around.
Downy Woodpecker juvenile. this young male has the red spot on the top of the head, as it molts into adult plumage the red spot will move to the back of the head.
Downy Woodpecker, Vancouver Island.
Hairy Woopeckers will come to a suet feeder, they also like sunflower chips
Hairy Woodpecker male on mossy tree
Hairy Woodpecker male
Downy Woodpecker female
Like most woodpeckers Hairy's have very long tongues.
Hairy Woodpecker juvenile, notice the red spot is on the top of the head and not on the back like the adults.
Hairy Woodpecker Female
Hairy Woodpecker juvenile
Hairy Woodpecker female loading up for the nest babies.