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Red-bellied Woodpecker
Danielbirdwatcher

Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)

It's not often I find a woodpecker on the birdbath and this was early in the morning magnifying his colors even more. This breed is very colorful but if I ever could get the Pileated Woodpecker this close imagine how great that would be. Oh too, how I wish I had my Red-headed Woodpecker back in my yard.
Habitat
Backyard
Location
Summerville, South Carolina
Date taken
April 2020
Scientific name
Melanerpes carolinus
Equipment used
Nikon P-900
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Indeed... he's looking very colourful Daniel. A beautiful woodie.

I'm sure you'll get your wish with the other two as well, one day too!!;)
 
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A beautiful image of this male and it stands out beautifully with that dark backdrop. Nice work Daniel!
 
A stunning portrait with wonderful colours and pose, Daniel.
 
a wonderful closeup of this handsome woodpecker, Daniel, the lighting is indeed marvelous, enhancing those great colors, top class, many tfs!!!
 
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Fabulous close-up of this handsome male trying to keep its edge during breeding season. Great job Daniel!
 

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