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Little Woodpecker

Dryobates passerinus

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Small, short-billed woodpecker found in a variety of habitats including light woodlands, forest edges, savannas, and mangroves. Olive-green above and green-yellow below with heavy barring. Males have a red crown, while females have a green crown with white spots. Extensive subspecific variation in plumage varying in pattern on the face and intensity of spotting on the back.

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