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Thank you Silverhead!

Have been informed from my MIL that a parcel had arrived Linked Image
Can only be yours, Silverhead! So many many thanks for that!


Today's catch: the green woodpecker

I feel like I need a new camera.... but I haven't ever seen him here before and therefore wanted to share the picture

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Posted at 4th Mar 2009 - 01:09PM   Posted by Bayou   Thank you Silverhead! Comments: 6

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Well done you! My woodpecker just will not come out from the wrong side of the feeders to have it's photograph taken. Best I've managed is a shot of its tail. Do they think I put seed out just for the fun of it? Laughing Both my neighbour and I have tried unsuccessfully for weeks to 'shoot' the little bligher!

Posted by: Celtic Heart on 4th Mar 2009 at 01:31PM

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Camilla's Avatar It is always exciting to receive a parcel, lucky you.

I have not heard the Woodpecker this year, but lots of Blackbirds in the garden at the moment, and I saw a white owl flying over the fields yesterday.

Posted by: Camilla on 4th Mar 2009 at 01:37PM

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Frances's Avatar I love that picture, and thanks for the little sign post. Helped me spot that woodpecker! Which part of the bird is green? Please forgive my ignorance.

Posted by: Frances on 4th Mar 2009 at 03:00PM

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Bayou's Avatar all his body is bright green and on the head he has a very vivid red spot. He was hacking in the ground - I read that they like ants - yippeeehhh, I did not know we had a predator for b..y ants (oh god, I wrote aunts Embarassed) That's why he has a very long tongue.

Posted by: Bayou on 4th Mar 2009 at 06:54PM

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Frances's Avatar Bayou, thank you for the details on this beautiful bird.

The ants had better watch out!

xo

Posted by: Frances on 5th Mar 2009 at 12:06AM

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Exmoorjane's Avatar Can hear the woodpeckers here but not see them.....aren't they gorgeous birds?

Posted by: Exmoorjane on 5th Mar 2009 at 10:15AM

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