Hairy Woodpecker

Picoides villosus

Order

PICIFORMES

Family

Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Code 4

HAWO

Code 6

PICVIL

ITIS

HEAD

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  • Bill Shape: Dagger, All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown or gray-brown in hatch year and some early second year birds developing to red-brown in older birds.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Striped, Unique pattern, Malar or malar stripe, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Black with red patch.
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

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  • Length Range: 22-27 cm (8.5-10.5 in)
  • Weight: 71 g (2.5 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Black with white spotting with white patch on back.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

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  • Flight Pattern: Rapidly beating wings., Undulating flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 38-44 cm (15-17.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Black with three white outermost feathers on each side.
  • Under Tail: Black with three white outermost feathers on each side.
  • Leg Color: Black
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