Date: 1/27/17 10:01 am From: Aaron Tucker <baelnic...> Subject: [cobirds] Re: Help with woodpecker ID
There is at least 1 Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker still at Washington Park in Denver.
Park on the north side of the park (I suggest on Franklin Street just east of the kiddy pond). The bird has been staying close to the pines just north of Smith Lake. Specifically there is a pine between the Bike/Walking path and Smith Lake that is numbered with a red diamond sign, #5. Both days he was spotted in that tree. Both days he was audibly evident (mostly pecking) by around 9am. He's a sneaky bird as it took a couple of us right around an hour to get 3 solid looks.
Aaron Tucker Aurora, CO
On Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 3:54:57 PM UTC-7, Aaron Tucker wrote: > > At Wash Park this morning I saw a couple of Woodpeckers like birds that > kind of threw me for a loop. My first thought was Juvenile Yellow Bellied > Sapsucker due to the hint of red at the front of the head and the spotted > belly. It doesn't, however, have that white line on the wing. I don't > think I've ever seen a immature Downy or even Hairy Woodpecker but I don't > think they have a spotted belly. Any thoughts? > > > <https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-KsI5i7kGZFQ/WIp9ohUNv_I/AAAAAAAABpk/0q1gpbvW9I0UhemFVIA0HRTimcb6IYkVgCL4C/s1600/20170126153941.JPG> > > > Aaron Tucker > > Aurora CO > >