Downy woodpecker (Picoides pubescens), seen at Elk Island National Park. As it’s scientific name implies, it is one of the smallest varieties of woodpecker, and looks much like a small version of the hairy woodpecker. They are fun to watch, but somewhat difficult to capture with the camera.
Camera: Canon EOS 60D, Exposure Time: 1/1600, Aperture: f/6.3, ISO: 640, Focal Length: 380mm
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Nice catch Steve.
Love these little guys. We get them and the hairy ones quite a bit.