Male Red-bellied Woodpecker with its Adorable Young One

Photo by @write2mad

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Male Red-bellied Woodpecker with its adorable young one beautifully captured in Murrysville, Pennsylvania by @write2mad

Juvenile Red-bellied Woodpeckers look similar to adults, but they are duller overall. Young birds have a less distinctive pattern on the back, and their crowns are dusky without red on the nape or nasal tufts, although males and some females can show red-tipped feathers in the crown.

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