Muuuh Wildlife Photography

Downy Woodpecker - Picoides pubescens

It is the smallest woodpecker in the parks around Montreal. It stays in the region the whole year mostly eating insects found below the bark of trees. Common visitor of bird feeders in the winter.

Observations by Season

Number of times a species has been spotted, identified and logged while visiting nature parks nearby.

SpringSummerFallWinter
Identifications 7 0 1 4

A species is registered only once / park visit. Consult the page animal tracking to learn more about how we determine identifications and log observations in the field.

Photos of Downy Woodpecker

Female Downy Woodpecker

Female Downy Woodpecker

Parc Angrignon - 2019-03-09

NIKON D500; 300mm f/4.0; Focal Length 420mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f/5.6; Iso 140;

Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)

Male Downy Woodpecker

Parc Nature Pointe aux Prairies - 2016-03-22

NIKON D7100; 150-600mm f/5.0-6.3; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 560;

Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)

Lazy individual. he went to the feeder, catched some and returned to the tree .

Parc Mont-Royal - 2016-03-04

NIKON D7100; 150-600mm f/5.0-6.3; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 800;

For high quality, free available photos visit our profile on Unsplash.