Red-headed Woodpecker

Posted by Axel Hildebrandt on Sun May 21, 2023 9:13 am

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These Woodpeckers defend their nest quite vigorously, In this case a squirrel got too close and left quickly after being mobbed. 

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by Swissblad on Sun May 21, 2023 12:03 pm
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Spectacular capture - congrats !!!!

by david fletcher on Sun May 21, 2023 1:07 pm
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Spectacular is absolutely the right word! Top drawer!
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by paul fletcher on Sun May 21, 2023 9:38 pm
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Wonderful image, Axel- I can't recall seeing a similar image to yours- very unique!

by peter makuch on Mon May 22, 2023 5:28 am
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he looks like a dive-bomber and well done on the take AXEL.

by Karl Egressy on Mon May 22, 2023 7:26 am
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Truly amazing image. This is the only time I have ever seen one in this pose posted.

by Carol Clarke on Mon May 22, 2023 2:49 pm
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Fantastic! Wonderful capture of the dive-bombing action of this angry woodpecker, Axel!

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by MBilak on Mon May 22, 2023 7:50 pm
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by VinayakYardi on Mon May 22, 2023 11:39 pm
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Splendid freeze!!

by Tusar Bhowmik on Tue May 23, 2023 12:57 am
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Spectacular shot... WOW !!!!!

by MalcolmBenn on Tue May 23, 2023 5:13 pm
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Wow .. sweet shot Axel.
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by dandc on Sat May 27, 2023 2:52 am
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Spectacular was the word that came to my mind as well - that and WOWZA!
Trying to share it as I see it . . .

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