Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “Woodpecker

On High


This lovely lady Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) likes to sit way up there on the top of this Maple tree in our neighbours yard.

Fluffy Flicker


A red shafted male Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) perched in a Rose of Sharon Bush is waiting for his turn at the Suet feeder! We currently have four of these beauties visiting out feeders!

On Pose


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

Fully Aware


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

Portrait of a Lady…


…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.



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!