Climbing the tree

by Luxana
(Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada)

Pileated Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker

I have seened and photographed a Pileated Woodpecker in my backyard. I live on a shared acerage and was surprised to see this beautiful bird. We have many species flying in to the feeders, but this was a real different bird. He did not come into the feeder, but rather on a neighbouring tree.


He was simply climbing up the tree and as he did I took photos. I have a bird book for my area, so I looked him up.

It was a real treat to see a rare bird and to photograph him.


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Great photo Luxana.
Susan

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Jul 16, 2010
Lucky
by: GIGI

There are a lot in our area, and everybody sees them except me because I so much want a picture of one for a nature dvd I'm making.I will keep my eyes out still~~~~ but Lucky U Lucky U

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