downy woodpecker, Picoides pubescens  (Piciformes: Picidae) - 1372002

downy woodpecker
Picoides pubescens (Linnaeus, 1766)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: perched below a tree-hole cavity on a dead ash tree. Location is SE MI. Downy and Hairy woodpeckers are important predators of the emerald ash borer, often removing more than half of larvae from excavations in bark and sapwood.
Image location: Michigan, United States

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Name: David Cappaert
Country: United States

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Image Number: 1372002

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image uploaded on Thursday, March 03, 2005
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