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Nuttall's x Downy hyrbid woodpecker

Hi everyone,

This morning at the Dairy Mart south pond, I heard the whinny call of a Downy 
Woodpecker and followed it to what appeared to be a Nuttall's. But on a closer
look, both the back pattern and the face pattern showed features of both. 
I just entered a detailed description and six photos into ebird: 
I see a drawing in Sibley, and an article in WFO by Phil Unitt about an observation
in 1984. I can't figure out how to search ebird for hybrids to see if there are more 
recent records.  
Thoughts welcome!
Christopher Adler
Allied Gardens

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