What is this bird?

Seen in central maine 5/8/15 a pair of adult birds one markedly larger than the other both had narrow & pointy black beaks with tan brown heads backs & wings,white bellies & around necks possibly had thin black outline where brown & white met. Any idea what could it be? Thanks

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May 09, 2015
what is this bird?
by: Brook

Knowing the size it very important. It sounds like it would be a species of woodpecker but if the size were known we would have a chance for a better guess

May 09, 2015
Mystery Birds
by: Judy-Seattle

Can you give us an idea of the size of these birds as compared to a finch or robin or crow? That would help us make a better guess. Thanks.

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