Saturday, April 12, 2014

Pileated Woodpecker Visits the Backyard !



A big Pileated Woodpecker stopping by the Backyard for a quick meal is always exciting! Camera work a little shaky at long range through the glass this time. I purposely let the long leaf pine tree that was blown down in a hurricane back in 2005 remain leaning on the backyard fence. It is now infested with bugs under the bark and starting to decay and should be a real magnet for woodpeckers etc. in the future. I'm going to set up the game camera there and see what i capture on film!

To see a real close up of a Pileated making amazing calls from last year about this same time check out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glGpBragTs8





Pileated Woodpecker


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