Hairy & Downy Woodpeckers
Hairy is larger than Downy, and has a longer bill. Hairy has all whiter outer tail feathers. The Downy outer white tail feathers have black spots. Both Hairy and Downy woodpeckers will use their bills for drumming on trees as a way to communicate. The drumming noise may be used as a way of calling their mate, defining their territory, or part of their courtship rituals. The Downy woodpecker is on the bottom right side.
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