Identifying: Red-Bellied, Red-Headed Woodpeckers and Northern Flickers

The Red-bellied Woodpecker is often confused with the Red-headed Woodpecker because, despite its name, it has a rather prominent red cap.

The Red-bellied Woodpecker is also often confused with the Northern Flicker because it has a similar size and markings.

In this video, we point out the distinguishing characteristics of all three species to help you become a master in discerning each. Take a look!

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