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Immature Red-headed Woodpecker.


Posted by Karl Egressy on Mon Nov 15, 2021 7:00 pm

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Took this morning. I have very good hearing and I spotted it by hearing. My wife on the other hand has very good vison (I don't) and she pointed out the bird for me. It should be somewhere South by now, I hope he will make it down.

Nikon D500
Nikon 500 f5.6PF +1.4x TC
ISO 1250
1/640 s
F 8.0

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by paul fletcher on Mon Nov 15, 2021 7:32 pm
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Very nice image, Karl. Certainly, an uncommon species here in Ontario- it appears that teamwork, paid off for this fine photograph.
 

by david fletcher on Tue Nov 16, 2021 3:25 am
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Good teamwork Karl. Cracking shot with a divine bg.
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by Carol Clarke on Tue Nov 16, 2021 5:05 am
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Well done the Egressy Team! Such a beautiful image with superb detail, great pose and lovely background - what more could you want.

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by Dan Kearl on Tue Nov 16, 2021 1:30 pm
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What a nice image... Excellent HA, Great subject..
 

by Mary Brun on Tue Nov 16, 2021 1:30 pm
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Wonderful pose, composition and colors.
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by Cindy Marple on Tue Nov 16, 2021 9:31 pm
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Classic pose for a woodpecker. I guess I've never seen a youngster, didn't realize the head color was brown on them! Very pretty shot. Nice teamwork with your wife :)
 

by ADKShooter on Wed Nov 17, 2021 6:22 pm
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A great pose as often seen in woodpeckers. Very well captured as the details and exposure are as good as it gets. I have captured the adults several times but never nearly as nice an image of the immature. Terrific background as well.  Congrats on EP.  Well done.
 

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