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dimalexa 2 2 Greece
18 Jun 2017 1:50AM
Beautiful pose for you, Tony!
Dimitris

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Daisymaye 10 23 16 Canada
18 Jun 2017 2:14AM
Such busy birds, always making holes in the trees. Good capture Tony.
Tooma Plus
3 1.8k 2 Scotland
18 Jun 2017 2:28AM
Got him good Tony. I think they are lovely and interesting birds; amazing design, the way their brains are cushioned to enable them to withstand all that hammering into the wood.
They are very rare where I live, and I have only seen them twice. The first time I saw one was at it's nest, which I only spotted because the large chick was making such a racket, but I did see a parent, the daddy I reckon, arrive with some food to shut it up. Unfortunately the few shots I managed to get were blurry, being on almost full zoom and not a high enough speed.
tonyguitar 7 75 37 Canada
18 Jun 2017 3:50AM
Tooma;..[Thomas]. Yes, that can be the usual sort of difficulty. Distance mostly, so in this moment of good fortune it was like a gift. He was probably curious about me. My white patterned shirt may have seemed like a thick birch bark so he had to come close, and then I turned around. He didn't stay long. Only three shots. TG
Brilane 13 5 12 Wales
18 Jun 2017 4:14AM
I have only seen a woodpecker close up once, and I didn't have my camera with me. Blush Well done.
Brian
18 Jun 2017 7:28AM
Great capture !!
Superb image
Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2017 10:26AM
Well he's a colourful sap that's for sure Tony.
Peter.
tonyguitar 7 75 37 Canada
18 Jun 2017 3:56PM
Thank you kindly for your time and comments Here is a Flicker family act you may enjoy on the photo blog. http://phototonyg.blogspot.ca/
TG
18 Jun 2017 6:43PM
Super shot. What a lovely bird. Cathy
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2017 8:24PM
A really lovely shot
Ju
Bento 3 Portugal
18 Jun 2017 10:49PM
Colourful and beautiful capture Tony.

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