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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Red-bellied Woodpecker

This guy has been coming on a regular basis...he is getting bolder and doesn't always take flight at my slightest movement.
He does stop and look around often...
He even looked straight in at me but continued to eat.
I finally seen the Mrs. today but have not downloaded those pics yet.

17 comments:

Revrunner said...

I've noticed many more woodpeckers active during this cold snap we're having.

Small City Scenes said...

He is a beauty. The Woodpeckers all seem to love the suet.
MB

Deb said...

Lucky you to get such a beautiful guest to your suet feeder.
We have red headed woodpeckers here but I've never seen one.

Deb said...

I meant to type: I've never seen a red-bellied woodpecker. Ooops.

TexWisGirl said...

very cute.

Nancy Chan said...

This red bellied woodpecker is a beauty! And he is cute too!

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

I absolutely LOVE the Red Bellied Woodpecker. I have one of those wire cubes on a 4 x 4 post and hang suet feeders in it to keep the squirrels out. My RBWs hang on the outside and poke their bill into the cube while the Downies go inside to enjoy meals. I also hang suet feeders from shepherd hooks and they them also, but like the wire cube more.

A while ago I posted about our dying trees in the back yard. The RBW can be seen there often finding whatever bugs are in those trees. My argument for not cutting them to the ground.

eileeninmd said...

Gorgeous closeups of the Woodpecker! Enjoy your day!

Tom said...

wonderful closeups

Sandra said...

these are wonderful, the next ot last looks like he is asking for a kiss

EG CameraGirl said...

Oh, I love this woodpecker! I have Downies and Hairies at my feeders...but no Red Bellies.

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

Handsome fellow!

Gunn said...

What a great "model" you photographed.
Nice images.

pattisjarrett said...

Aw, he's so handsome. I'm glad you have a pair!

Arti said...

It is such a beautiful bird und your pics are gorgeous

PerthDailyPhoto said...

He's a beautiful bird Rose, I'm curious to know what's in the birdfeeder,looks a little like popcorn?

Ida said...

He's a beauty for sure. That red really stands out.

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