[CT Birds] Orange backyard-orange headed hairy woodpecker

Roy Harvey rmharvey at snet.net
Tue Jan 27 22:24:12 EST 2015


> Amongst the increased crowd of regular customers today was a Hairy
> woodpecker with a
> distinctly orange back of the head where red should be.

The Cornell All About Birds web site's page on the Hairy Woodpecker has a photo showing such orange.  Despite that, the caption for the photo is "Red at rear of crown".

See photo 3 of 10 at http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Hairy_Woodpecker/id/

Roy Harvey
Beacon Falls, CT




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