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Prairie Village, KS, United States
This very brown, ruddy looking Downy Woodpecker has been visiting my feeders for a few weeks. There is almost no white visible on the feathers.
I have had at least one like this all winter here in Michigan. Mine are almost orange and look as if the downy mated with a baltimore oriole. Weird!
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