Downy Woodpecker

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This picture of a downy woodpecker was taken in Carborro, as it was looking for food.

Taxonomy

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Piciformes

Family: Picidae

Fun Fact!

According to What Bird, it is the smallest North American Woodpecker. (http://identify.whatbird.com/obj/177/overview/Downy_Woodpecker.aspx)

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