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Woodpeckertarians say it is Downy, not Downey

About: Birds of Kentucky: Downey Woodpecker


While I'm sure this bird has been renamed inside the confines of Adair County, as an homage to famous leaders past, in the Sibley's, you will want to look for the dowNY woodpecker, instead.

s/Pen Waggener

OK, for all the rest of y'all. But inside the borders of Adair County, a lot of us will call it a Downey Peckerwood, or at least a Coybird. We owe that to a past Great Leader. But since Adair County is a nationally respected bird center, CM will yield and change the heading on this picture and the others as found. -Dad

This story was posted on 2010-03-11 09:36:12
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