Sunday, January 29, 2012

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Female Red-bellied Woodpecker


12 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

she's a beauty.

Bearly Alyssa said...

Beautiful bird!

heyBJK said...

Nice shots! We've got one of these at the feeders.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

That is such a beautiful bird,and as expected your pictures are super.

Montanagirl said...

Beautiful! I really like the coloring, lighting, and uncluttered background.

Jessica Johnson said...

I saw a couple of this yesterday when we were out hunting. They sure are a beautiful creature to look at in the wild.

Larry Ostby said...

Up close and personal, really nice shots Coy.

Elaine said...

Lovely!!

Chris said...

my, what a beautiful bird and two wonderful pictures! The sharpness is wonderful as well as the background... How did you get these ones? Woodpecker are so hard to get close too!!!

Coy Hill said...

Thanks for the comments everyone.

Chris,
The red-bellied woodpeckers will visit feeders unlike so many of their cousins. Sunflower seed, corn, and suet cakes are all work well. This bird is perched on the side of one of our natural bird feeders where feed is placed inside an upright hollow log.

JimB said...

tack sharp!! Love how you are using that 600-you are getting some really great shots of birds!!!

Paul in Powell River said...

Gorgeous catch!