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Woodpecker feeding time

By acaado1  
Mother has just landed back near to the hungry juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker.

I had spent 4 hours getting nowhere in 3 of the reserve's hides. Then I decided to call it a day and captured this family scene right on the edge of the carpark!

I know the adult bird is blurred through movement, but I decided not to crop for the sharp baby and keep this uncropped image. What do you think?

Thanks for looking.



Tags: General Woodpecker Close-up and macro Juvenile Rspb reserve Leighton moss Wildlife and nature

Voters: imander, plugin, Barbaraj and 33 more

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Barbaraj 10 450 England
26 Jun 2008 11:31AM
You cant ask birds to stay still. Well done on capturing two.

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CanonMan 16 524 4 England
26 Jun 2008 11:50AM
I think it's a lovely nature shot and lucky you for being in the right place at the right time.
jason_e 12 15 1 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2008 12:12PM
Looks good to me.
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
26 Jun 2008 12:36PM
I like the natural look. Good capture.
26 Jun 2008 12:39PM
superb detailed record of a stunning pair of woodpeckers,excellent
26 Jun 2008 12:45PM
Lovely image, well captured.
26 Jun 2008 1:14PM
I think it's a cracking image!

26 Jun 2008 2:19PM
Superb capture, wonderful image.
ringyneck 10 315 18 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2008 5:59PM
" I know the adult bird is blurred through movement " ..... would you stay still with THAT beak comin' for you.

Great capture.

jove 9 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2008 6:19PM
Superb shot,
very well caught.
harrattp 10 11 4 England
26 Jun 2008 8:43PM
What wouldn't I give to be able to see & photgraph a woodpecker. Cracking shot well spotted (excuse the pun) and well taken.

User_Removed 9 78 1 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2008 12:28AM
well timed capture

6 Jul 2008 2:17PM
wonderful photo.kaz

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