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Merlin Bird ID

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    Adult Description

    • Medium to large woodpecker.
    • Grayish brown.
    • Barred on top, spotted below.
    • Black crescent on chest.
    • Rump white, conspicuous in flight.
    • Yellow patches in wings obvious in flight.

    Immature Description

    Juvenile resembles adult, but colors duller.
    Relative Size

    Relative Sizebetween robin and crowbetween robin and crow
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 11.0 in (28 cm)
      • Weight: 3.3-4.5 oz (92-129 g)
      • Wingspan: 18.9 in (48 cm)