Male Woodpecker

These photos are right-side up – it’s the daddy woodpecker who is defying gravity as he brings food to the chicks.
male wp 1male wp 3And this one just to show off those red feathers.
male wp 2Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.

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4 Responses to Male Woodpecker

  1. Yvonne says:

    I don’t think we have woodpeckers in Australia. They’re such interesting birds.

    • I didn’t know that – I wonder what their range is. They hollowed out this tree – it took months and it’s quite a big cavity. Both parents and the chicks fit in it. I wonder how many babies there are.

  2. Great photos! I’ve never managed to take a picture of woodpecker 😦

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