Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “Woodpecker

On Pose

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This pretty Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) has become a regular visitor to our suet feeder.


Fully Aware

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A Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) on the branch of a Rose of Sharon bush in our garden.


Portrait of a Lady…

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…Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) that is!


Preening

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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.


Flicker

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A red-shafted Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) female at the birdbath in our garden. She is such a beautiful bird.

To all my friends, I have been under the weather for the past few days and haven’t been posting. I’m hoping the worst is over!


Big Bill

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A Red-shafted Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) yelling at her mate near the Suet feeder. He was hogging the whole thing!


Him & Her

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A pair of Northern Flickers ( Colaptes auratus). Male on the left and female on the right, enjoying some suet on a rainy afternoon.