Red-headed Woodpecker

Posted by Axel Hildebrandt on Fri May 19, 2023 5:33 am

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Red-headed Woodpeckers are pretty rare around here. I was happy to see that a pair returned that struggled with Starlings last year. This year there are no Starlings in sight, fingers crossed. 

This one used a hole in a tree to eat this black walnut.
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by gregc on Fri May 19, 2023 5:35 am
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Excellent angle, I like that you can see the talon on the far foot.

by david fletcher on Fri May 19, 2023 5:44 am
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Super shot Axel. Another vote for that talon. Sometimes the little details make a large difference.
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by peter makuch on Fri May 19, 2023 6:04 am
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very nice to find one and get the shot as-well, have fun with him AXEL.

by Swissblad on Fri May 19, 2023 6:11 am
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Super catch, Axel - very impressive for 1200mm

by Carol Clarke on Fri May 19, 2023 12:27 pm
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Superb capture of this beautiful woodpecker and the walnut adds further interest, Axel!

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by David J. Bogener on Fri May 19, 2023 12:55 pm
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Nicely exposed image of a classic woodpecker pose. Good eye contact and the nut shell is a plus.

by Karl Egressy on Fri May 19, 2023 5:35 pm
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Great behavior shot.

by Jakejacoby on Fri May 19, 2023 9:03 pm
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Beautifully captured.

by MBilak on Fri May 19, 2023 10:25 pm
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Great shot Axel!  So glad to hear that the woodpeckers have returned to that habitat.

by paul fletcher on Sat May 20, 2023 7:53 pm
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Very nice image, special showing the Woodpecker with a food item, Axel.

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