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Greater Spotted Woodpecker

By nemasi
Recently I visited North Wales , whilst I was there I decided to practice with my new lens, new to bird photography I thought it was the perfect time to have a go. The garden was abundant with wild birds which was great. We had chaffinch, reed bunting, blue tit, great tit, robins, blackbirds just to name a few. However I did get a bit excited when I saw the greater spotted woodpecker as it is not something I normally see where I live.
This woodpecker become a bit of a challenge as it took me 3 mornings just to capture 1 image !! He was extremely difficult to focus on as within seconds he would fly off again before you could even focus the camera. I observed where he would land, and set up my camera ready, patiently sat and waited, eventually my patience paid off and I got the shot, it was all worth it !! I find that just taking a step back sometimes to observe these wonderful wild birds can be very fulfilling .😊

Many Thanks for looking Grin

Tags: Birds Nature photography Wildlife photography Wildlife and nature Woodpecker greater spotted Birds wildlife nature Natures Haven

Voters: LotaLota, JuBarney, BillRookery and 14 more


JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2019 7:52PM
A terrific shot

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Beautiful image
tonyguitar Plus
7 77 37 Canada
11 Mar 2019 5:09AM
This has a nice rich quality. TG

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