Downy Woodpecker Excavating Nest Cavity
Picoides pubescens
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2007 Photograph, Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens), Huntley Meadows, Alexandria, Virginia, © 2020.
Here the woodpecker is set to duck into the cavity to chip out more wood.
You are hearing a Downy calling, it seemed to be responding to a nearby Robin.
Jian Zhe Li

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