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downy woodpeckers

  1. Mommy feeding son

    Mommy feeding son

  2. Downy Woodpeckers

    Downy Woodpeckers

  3. Well, looky here

    Well, looky here

    Little ones already. 2 weeks earlier than the last 3 years.
  4. Dining couple

    Dining couple

    I don't think they're an actual couple. They just agreed to an uneasy truce as they both snacked on the feeder at the same time.
  5. Downy in flight

    Downy in flight

    Finding our woodpeckers is tough work for me, but I got lucky and got to see two of them at the same time. I love the markings of their feathers underneath their wings!
  6. Feeding Time

    Feeding Time

  7. Papa feeding baby, maybe.... #2

    Papa feeding baby, maybe.... #2

    I will assume it's a large youngster. Would that not be intriguing if it were a Hairy juv.
  8. Papa feeding baby, maybe....

    Papa feeding baby, maybe....

    This juvie looks awefully large, maybe it's his mate?
  9. A Dinner Date

    A Dinner Date

    Female (left) Male (right).
  10. A Pair Of Peckers

    A Pair Of Peckers

    Two Downies soaked by a good old shower.
  11. Peckers Up A Pole

    Peckers Up A Pole

    Spent quite a while watching this pair of Peckers chasing around near the top of this telegraph pole in my daughters backyard. Its a dank wet day here in Cary today, so not much going on, way too dark and damp for piccies. Off to Nashville tomorrow, so hope the weather improves for the 10 hours...
  12. Downy Woodpecker Pair

    Downy Woodpecker Pair

    Another pair for this series. I had a difficult time finding the photographs to do this from because most of my images showed these birds exactly in the same spot or too far apart. I finally found these photos from my archives from February of 2007. I liked these photos because they show the...
  13. Female Downey Woodpecker

    Female Downey Woodpecker

    Having setup a feeding station right off my back deck, i get a variety of birds coming to feed. the Downey's always feed on the suet cakes.
  14. Downy Woodpeckers (Male and Female)

    Downy Woodpeckers (Male and Female)

  15. My hero

    My hero

    Little female Downy with Dad while brother waits on a nearby tree.
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