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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Nuttall's Woodpecker

Nuttall's Woodpecker

I was informed this is not a Acorn Woodpecker from a ornithologist.
Apparently these Nuttall's are nearly unique to California.
Some get into Baja too.

I get Acorn Woodpeckers and the Downy Woodpeckers too.
I guess I better be looking at the bird book more close.
Or contact my ornithologist for advice.

The truth of the matter is I get photos from my deck.
Been so busy.
I look at blogs, check my people, see great stories and wonderful reads.
Thank you all for being so entertaining.
Will be visiting my blogger friends, you know who you are...


TexWisGirl said...

i love your acorn woodpecker. we don't get them here. (hope you're just busy, but that all is well!)

Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

Your beautiful cat in your sidebar has his eye on your woodpecker.

Janie said...

Sinbad on the Loose, I have heard you say that before. Believe me I think the cat on the side has his eye on everything and anything.

Breathtaking said...

It's a sriking looking woodpecker.
I only see The great spotted woody
here.Hope all is well!!

Ellie said...

The woodpecker is a very striking looking bird, you captured it well.
I hope it is a good type of being busy you are talking about. Take care!!!

CameraCruise said...

Great shot of the beautiful bird.
I see woodpeckers when we're in the mountains, but I've never been able to photograph them.
Like the others here I hope it is a good type of being busy you're talking about.
Take care.

Antonio Machado said...

Hello Janie,
beautiful picture,
i love woodpecker!
A hug

Janey and Co. said...

Your photos are beautiful. I especially like the birds...Janey

Sandra said...

this is a super shot for sure. i love the woodpecker, but that lichen on the tree is spectacular also.

Jill said...

I do hope all is well, Janie.

Wonderful shot of this beauty!

Remi said...

Woodpecker is a beautiful bird .. I think you have the picture of a great spotted woodpecker, but is not sure.

(Dendrocopos major)

forgetmenot said...

Janie, Thanks for the nice comment on my blog. I "unfollowed" you and then "followed" you again, so perhaps a picture will show up this time. I love your woodpecker--such a great shot. Your orchids are so beautiful too--always a treat to see your lovely posts. Have a great weekend. Mickie :)

PKB said...

I love the red color on this bird's head--nice capture, Janie! To answer you question, the orchid image is from my kitchen, the crocus is from Oak Leaf Drive,and the Iceland Poppy is from Harmony Nursery in Graton. I hope you are doing well! :-)