[CT Birds] "Red-headed" Downy Woodpecker
ashippee at snet.net
Fri Jun 27 18:52:14 EDT 2014
At the suet feeder today was a Downy Woodpecker, with a nice red cap -- neither the red forehead of the immature nor the red at the back of the mature. (Link to photos below -- open to all.)
Now, I'm not trying to claim it's a Nuttall's, but is this a known, fairly common variant? Is it a form of the immature?
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