Downy Woodpecker?

I am guessing that this is a downy woodpecker but then when I looked online a hairy woodpecker looks the same too.
If any one knows what this one is called please let me know.
Sure was fun to have him fly in front of my truck and stop at the telephone pole so I could catch him in my lens.
a beautiful bird and lucky shot.
posted October 15th, 2018  
Wow! lucky you, beautiful;l capture.
posted October 15th, 2018  
Gorgeous shot, peck, peck, pecking along.
posted October 15th, 2018  
how wonderful!
posted October 15th, 2018  
Terrific :)
posted October 15th, 2018  
Wow. Love this fellow and also the background in the shot.
posted October 15th, 2018  
Wonderful shot.
posted October 15th, 2018  
Really good photo. I think it looks like a Downy.
posted October 15th, 2018  
Wonderful capture. Nice bokeh in the background.
posted October 15th, 2018  
Lovely photo of this woodpecker!
posted October 15th, 2018  
A lovely capture
posted October 15th, 2018  
ace.
posted October 15th, 2018  
Great shot
posted October 15th, 2018  
Fantastic picture.
posted October 16th, 2018  
Whichever woodpecker this is, your pic is a wonderful capture of this beautiful bird!

From the length of the bill, I would have guessed this one to be a hairy woodpecker. (The bill on the downy is rather small: 1/3 the distance from the base of the bill to the back of the head. The bill on the hairy is about the same length as the head.) Also, I don't see any banding on the outer tail feathers -- although it could just be the angle of the pic. Anyway, just my 2 cents :).

Also, thank you for the Follow; I am following you back :).
posted October 16th, 2018  
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