Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

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A pretty male Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) red shaft, perched on the edge of our bird bath just after he had a drink!


Mother & Son

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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!


Flicker

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A Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) female. I’m glad to see this female around. She been away. Maybe now the male, her mate, will quite banging on our chimney!


At the Suet

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A male Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) enjoying the suet in one of our feeders.


On Watch

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A Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) Yellow shafted, keeps and eye on the Starlings. They have a constant battle as to who’s going to dominate the suet feeder.


Gloomy Days Dreamy Days

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It seems as January progresses we have been enveloped in the gloomies. Natural light has been non-existant, almost! Here’s a dreamy version of a Red Shafted Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) high in the Maple tree.


Love My Suet

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Here’s a regular visitor to our feeders. These guys really like our Suet. This one is a Intergrade Northern Flicker Yellow Shafted (Colaptes auratus)