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Sapsucker looong shot

By tonyguitar
While the yellow bellied sapsucker lives all over North America, he is a quiet loner. That may be why we see few uploads. He eyed me as a suspect from a long way off. Hoping for a closer image before too long. Seldom do these fight, yet when they do it is very vicious. Worse than a **** fight.

Tags: Birds Woody Wood pecker Wildlife and nature Sapsucker Yellow bellied sapsucker

Voters: Daisymaye, gwynn56, gajewski and 19 more


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Comments


25 Mar 2013 1:16AM
He does have a mean looking face. A lovely red head on this fellow.......Sandy

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gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
25 Mar 2013 2:11AM
Great shot and interesting commentary.
-=\Walter
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
25 Mar 2013 3:40AM
This is a lovely photo of this lovely bird Tony ! It reminds me some of those British woodpeckers Smile
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
25 Mar 2013 6:28AM
A beautiful bird, Tony, and well captured, he is rather similar to a woodpecker. Carol
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2013 11:30AM
A stunning capture of this wonderfully coloured bird. In many ways he resembles a Great Spotted Woodpecker who has had his head in a jar of Ketchup...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
tonyguitar 4 55 31 Canada
25 Mar 2013 7:24PM
In a jar of Ketchup.. eh, Nathan... I had to laugh out loud. Thanks for that and thanks to Sandy, Walter, Herman and Carol too. You and EPZ make a BIG difference in random fun photography. TG
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2013 1:04AM
Super image, well spotted and captured

Hugh
26 Mar 2013 2:09AM
Great image Tony, of of beautiful bird who means bussiness!
SmileBrenda
26 Mar 2013 2:53AM
I love this bird and the variety in your portfolio...
tonyguitar 4 55 31 Canada
11 May 2013 8:32PM
Thank you Hugh, Brenda and Originalgum.... for giving me some of your time. TG

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