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Copyright: Roy Smith (Clancys) Silver Star Critiquer [C: 17 W: 0 N: 6] (154)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-04-20
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon Powershot S1-IS, Canon 5.8-58mm, zoom 10x
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-05-14 0:05
Viewed: 5623
Points: 4
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...is what I heard coming up a pathway. It took a while
to find the source of that tapping. This sharp beaked
little fellow did not give me a choise of his loaction
as on the power poles.Which he liked as he flew from one to another to search for a bite to eat. This bird is a woodpecker, family ?

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interesting shot with the woodpecker staring at the metal pole. nice colors and focus

Interesting shot (though not so detailed)

Note that tappinp is a way to get insects coming out of the branches, but is also a territorial display. The second is probably the one applying there. Metallic poles do more noise than wood and therefore they sometimes preferentially use them.



Roy, I love yer lil pecker!

But I reckon it's gonna get a pretty sore head!
What a way to "make a living"!

What kind of bugs live in the steel part anyway???

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