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Fair Haven, VT, United States
I’ve seen this female downy woodpecker a couple of times at my suet block. The discoloration doesn’t seem to get better or worse between sightings. I’m not sure, is she sick?
Female Downy Woodpecker, discoloration around base of beak
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