Woodpecker?


this picture was taken in central Pennsylvania in the Spring of this year. The beak and breast markings lead me to think woodpecker family. I observed it eating ants on the ground. Mid-large sized 7-9 inches.



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Dec 22, 2011
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Brown Thrasher
by: Judy-Seattle

At first I thought your visitor might be a Wood Thrush. But after looking in my bird book, I think it is probably a Brown Thrasher because it has wing bars and yellow eyes and a long tail.

Dec 22, 2011
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Woodpecker?
by: Diane from Limoges, Ontario

I think what you photographed is a Brown Trasher.

Dec 22, 2011
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I think
by: Anonymous

It looks like a Brown Thrasher!

Dec 22, 2011
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bird ID
by: AuntGiki

Brown thrasher

Dec 22, 2011
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Brown Thrasher?
by: Anonymous

I think this might be a Brown Thrasher.

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