Date: 7/30/20 10:15 am
From: David Bailey <davidcbaileyoregon...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Help with woodpecker ID - central Oregon cascades
Hairy Woodpecker, Three-toed Woodpecker, Williamson's Sapsucker...good
birding!

On Thu, Jul 30, 2020, 08:41 <jonathan...> wrote:

> Just got back from a 3 day trip in the Diamond Peak Wilderness…. Not a ton
> of active birdlife out there, but those that made appearances were notable.
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> A few woodpeckers made an appearance, and just looking for some opinions
> on these. Not great photos, but hopefully good enough to ID.
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> First one I think I have - a juvenile Hairy Woodpecker
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> http://www.phlumf.com/temp/pecker1.jpg
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> Next one, pretty sure this is a 3-toed Woodpecker… especially given you
> can see the 3 toes (though, possible one could be hidden behind the leg).
> Though, it was drumming on a tree, and did not have the yellow crown (I
> have another photo of it flying off). Do females drum? Or is the yellow
> forehead/crown sometimes not present?
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> http://www.phlumf.com/temp/pecker2.jpg
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> Finally, there’s this one
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> http://www.phlumf.com/temp/pecker3.jpg
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> The black throat is throwing me off… Seems it might be a juvenile
> something, but not sure what that would be. But, it might be just twisting
> its head so this is not really a black throat (though it doesn’t appear to
> be twisting much)… and the lighting might make it appear darker.
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> Oh, and one bonus… I’m assuming this is a Barrow’s Goldeneye based on
> range, but the bill looks more like Common Goldeneye. Any thoughts?
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> http://www.phlumf.com/temp/goldeneye-001.jpg
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> -Jonathan
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