Mama feeding baby

Hairy Woodpecker feeding young

Hairy Woodpecker feeding young

 The Hairy Woodpeckers are busy teaching their young how to forage and find food on their own.

Juvenile Hairy Woodpecker, male

Juvenile Hairy Woodpecker, male

 

It’s curious how the young male Hairy Woodpecker shows the red on his forehead when they’re just out of the nest. Later the red feathering will move to the back of their head which is where you find it on the adult male.

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