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Golden-fronted Woodpecker, Male
Golden-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes aurifrons aurifrons) male.
Habitat
Gulf Coast Marshes and Prairies vegetation area, barrier island. Margin of a marsh with native and planted shrubs and trees at ca. 1 m (3.3 ft) elevation.
Location
South Padre Island Convention Center, South Padre island, Cameron County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
April 2023
Scientific name
Melanerpes aurifrons
Equipment used
Canon
wow! what a wonderful woodpecker with awesome colors, Stanley, and a marvelous photo, love it, many tfs!!
 
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I wasn't even aware of this Woodpecker. Shame on me and you sure got a great image Stanley
 
What a stunning woodpecker and a fantastic capture, Stanley.
 
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Wow Stanley, this is a lovely shot, pose, setting and capture, many tfs and a fine set today.
 
One of the most beautiful woodpeckers I have ever seen. You got a perfect close-up of this colourful pecker. Would be interesting to know the creators idea behind this beautiful pecker.
 

Media information

Category
North America
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
293
Comment count
17

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/7.1
Focal length
500.0 mm
Exposure time
1/500 second(s)
ISO
4000
Filename
Golden-fronted Woodpecker (male), Santa Ana NWR, Cameron County.jpg
File size
1.4 MB
Date taken
Thu, 20 April 2023 7:11 AM
Dimensions
1024px x 976px

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