Garden Great Spotted Woodpecker

Monday, July 30, 2012 Adam Tilt 6 Comments


I am very happy to report that the Great Spotted Woodpecker I previously mentioned has started to become something of a regular on our peanut feeder. On at least three days over the last week I have caught sight if it pecking away, and even managed to get close enough for the following photos on one occasion.

27644 - Great Spotted Woodpecker, Garden

27646 - Great Spotted Woodpecker, Garden

27648 - Great Spotted Woodpecker, Garden

The large red forehead patch indicates that this is a juvenile bird which could explain its presence in our garden and its relative tameness. I certainly hope it continues to visit as I can't think of a much more exciting bird to have attracted in.

6 comments:

  1. a gorgeous shot....and I love that BLUE sky too!!

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  2. Great captures Adam.
    You won't get rid of him now. lol

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  3. Beautiful bird, and great captures.

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  4. Thanks all. Hoping it sticks around though I'm out of peanuts at the moment.

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