Male woodpeckers here in North America are usually found with some red or in some cases, extra red on their heads as is the case with this male Downy Woodpecker. Females are strictly black and white. Check out this amazing blog for the rest of the Woodpeckers of North America. This photo was taken in Ladner Harbour Park just behind the dog park while we were looking for two rare Jays. A Blue Jay and a California Scrub-jay.