A pretty male Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) red shaft, perched on the edge of our bird bath just after he had a drink!
A female Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus) and her fledgling son come into the Suet feeder for supper. She was really loading him up! The Mother is the one on the left!
A male Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) enjoying the suet in one of our feeders.
A Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) on the branch of a Rose of Sharon bush in our garden.
A Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) takes off from where it was perched in the Honeysuckle bush, A colourful Maple tree provides the background.
…Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) that is!
A Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) grooming it’s feathers. Grooming is an important part of a birds day. It’s necessary to keep warm, dry and insulated from the conditions.