Picoides pubescens
Downy woodpecker Down"y wood"peck*er (-[y^]), n. (Zool.) A small black and white ladder-backed woodpecker ({Picoides pubescens}) of Central and Eastern U. S. and Canada. It strongly resembles the hairy woodpecker, but is smaller (6 1/2"), compared with about 9-1/2" for the hairy. it is common in suburban backyards. [PJC]

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