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Saturday, January 31, 2009

Camera Critters

Pileated Woodpecker this morning!!






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39 comments:

Rose said...

Great captures!

bennie and patsy said...

Oh! I like these big birds. Great pictures.
patsy

Grammy said...

Hi Darla, Great photos. They are amazing to watch.
Have a great week.
Grammy
Missouri, USA

Sue said...

Great pics Darla! Thanks for your visit :)

tina said...

You got some AWESOME shots of this huge woodpecker. I love it when I see them (not so often:( Have a great weekend!

Kathleen said...

I Hope all is well with you Darla!How close were you to the bird?

Catherine Holman said...

You pictures are beautiful and your gardening is making me anxious for spring!
Hugs,
Cathie

Robin's Nesting Place said...

Great catch! I like the mossy stuff on the trees too!

Teena in Toronto said...

Gord's parents have woodpeckers on their farm. Man, are they noisy! Ha!

I played too :)

Villas Girl said...

Oh my! that is a very intersting woodpecket. Very beautiful.

Dani said...

I'm so envious! I've never gotten a pic of one of those before.

Carolina said...

I like the little red 'hat' of this woodpecker. Great photos.

ramblingwoods.com said...

Oh wow.. I have only seen one here once and didn't have the camera..what a treat that was...

2sweetnsaxy said...

How cool! It's so fun seeing these and hearing them peck away.
:-) Nice shots!

Carletta said...

His little red head gives him away - no hiding in those branches!

D said...

Hey, he looks just like Woody!

Tammy said...

Great shots! The woodpecker is beautiful!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Great picture of your Pileated. I got a picture today of a Pileated eating at our suet feeder. I'll probably post that one soon... Maybe they are brothers!!!! ha

Hugs,
Betsy

George said...

Great pictures. As Betsy said we had a pileated woodpecker visit us today as well. I imagine one of us will post pictures tomorrow.

Jean said...

Absolutely wonderful pictures! Thank you! Jean

Bruce said...

VERY GOOD shots of that woodpecker! He sure does have a cool red thing on his head!

david mcmahon said...

Nice work, Darla. Woodpeckers SO remind me of my childhood.

Sue said...

That's a pretty bird! It looks like you had fun taking pics.

Norm said...

wow! nice capture of that pretty bird. Check out my camera critters here and thanks for leaving a comment.

Susie said...

Those birds remind me of something prehistoric. Nice pictures Darla!

Valerie said...

We have a couple of those around here too in the summer. I wonder if they are around now. We have lots of other birds in the bird feeder though. Your pictures are so great. Have I ever asked you what kind of camera you have?

Salty said...

Lovely bird! I love the call of these big woodpeckers.

Manz said...

Who doesn't love red heads?!

These pictures are great.

ratmammy said...

Look at that woodpecker! Great shot! And thanks for visiting us!

Indrani said...

Woodpeckers are great friends of trees.

Adrienne in Ohio said...

Wonderful! I am still waiting to see one of these in person. Thanks for sharing!

Reader Wil said...

This is a very colourful woodpecker! Thanks for visiting. Have a nice day!

Mamapippa said...

Lovely woodpecker, I've never seen him in 'real life'.

fishing guy said...

Darla: Neat captures of Woody Woodpecker.

DirtDigger (Tessa) said...

Wow! You got some great shots! Don't you just love being in the right place at the right time...with your camera?

twobarkingdogs said...

Great photo! You have to stop by my blog and read about my run-ins with a pileated woodpecker!

http://twobarkingdogs.wordpress.com/2008/03/14/rat-a-tat-tat-were-under-attack/

lisaschaos said...

I just love these birds!

"Ice Pony Girl" said...

Pretty woodpecker.

Leedra said...

I am jealous, and didn't even know it for 3 weeks. Hah!

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