Details for Record 117754

Species: Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens) (Species ID: 1153) - View Species | Quad Details   

Date: 3/22/2014

Quad: Savage (39076_B7)

County: Howard

Records: 560 total records, 67 for Howard Co., 38 for Savage Quad

Observer: Richard Orr

Specimen: No

Publication: No

Processed by: Bill Hubick


A male Downy Woodpecker foraging for prey items on cattails in Howard Co., Maryland (3/22/2014). Feeding on delicate plants like cattails can be used to distinguish from similar Hairy Woodpecker, which does not forage along thin twigs and cattails. Photo by Richard Orr.