We have two types of woodpecker visiting our feeder one is the normal white black and red but the other is black and brown with no red on the head
the shape is exactly the same as the normal one and same size
is this a woodpecker ?
In reply to Robbo:
Birding is for everyone no matter how good or bad we are at it,enjoy it while you can
This crops up June (mostly, but at least once in July as well) every Summer. They are invariably young starlings, and there is never a photo provided. The only evidence is a verbal, "it definitely isn't a starling". The fact it's always June (with one July thrown in) backs up juvenile starlings, and feeding habit likewise.
Here is one of the threads, started 2016, and continued along a very familiar theme subsequently.
Sue hasn't added a photo to this 2019 thread so I don't think this is going to end any differently to previous June's.
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