Teachers' manual of bird-life/Melanerpes erythrocephalus

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Red-Headed Woodpecker.

Length, 9.75 inches. Adult, whole head and neck deep red, back and tail black; upper tail-coverts, greater part of secondaries, and belly white. Young, similar, but head, back, throat, and sides grayish black.