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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 18th December, 2011)

Greater Spotted Woodpecker


Greater Spotted Woodpecker
Taken in our garden.

Photo: John Burns  (Sony A55 SLT sigma 70-300mm lens)
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Comment by: Phil Whitehead on 18th December 2011 at 00:10

A really stunning shot of one of these lovely birds John.

Well captured with great detai.

Comment by: Jed on 18th December 2011 at 00:14

What a cracker John....

Comment by: Ken R on 18th December 2011 at 00:21

Terrific shot, It seems to be posing for you.

Comment by: Ellen on 18th December 2011 at 00:39

Crystal clear picture of a beautiful bird. Made me think immediately of the old song! (Woody Woodpecker's Song)-for those not old enough to remember!

Comment by: Fred Cunliffe on 18th December 2011 at 06:04

Beautiful photo of a beautiful bird!Well done John.

Comment by: Ron D on 18th December 2011 at 08:26

Very nice.

Comment by: Mick on 18th December 2011 at 09:52

Well spotted John.

Comment by: Dave (Oy) on 18th December 2011 at 09:55

Well "Spotted" John! A fine shot!

Comment by: aitch on 18th December 2011 at 11:21

I wish I had birds like that in my garden, all I see now are pigeons and magpies

Comment by: Dot on 18th December 2011 at 11:31

One word for this "Wow"

Comment by: john on 18th December 2011 at 11:42

Thanks for all your kind comments ,
i put out some fresh peanuts last tuesday ,and the following morning woddy turned up ,havent seen him since .

Comment by: David Barker on 18th December 2011 at 13:22

Another great photograph John.

Comment by: Roy H on 18th December 2011 at 16:56

Yesterdays photo is blown in a couple of places. Couldn't do anything about it.

Comment by: Roy H on 18th December 2011 at 16:57

Didn't know Wood Peckers were about this time of year. Great shot though.

Comment by: joan b on 18th December 2011 at 17:59

That is a stunning photograph.

Comment by: owdkewyed on 18th December 2011 at 22:01

It's amazing how similar the heads are on the wood pecker and Kookaburra.
When I was working earth moving machinery in OZ, these gorgeous birds would be waiting and swoop down on anything that got uncovered.

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