Friday, March 26, 2010

Woodpecker Paradise...

...so, previously, before the Starling attacks, I had a male Downy Woodpecker at the feeder. Today, his mate (i guess) came. This isn't her. A pair of Hairy Woodpeckers joined the party today. Unfortunately I wasn't able to get his photo---tomorrow, tomorrow... anyway, the Hairys
are definitely larger than the little Downys; different stripe pattern, too. Goodness, it's the crappiest photo yet: lots of reflections and blurring--but you can see her little mustache on top of her bill.

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Haha--another kind of mask

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