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Uploaded: 10/06/14 12:27 AM GMT
Chipping Away At It
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A mid-morning visitor to the backyard. Though it could have been there a lot earlier for all I know considering I didn't wake up until then. As you can see it has been slowly chipping away at the tree. I expect in another day or two the tree will topple over.

Enjoy and your comments welcomed.

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::tigger3
10/06/14 3:04 AM GMT
The Pileated woodpecker is among the largest woodpecker, and they are illusive. You sure got one heck of shot with the lens on this one, I commend you for that my friend, kudos on a good well detailed image. =^..^=tigs
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::0930_23
10/06/14 3:21 AM GMT
Love these Pileated woodpeckers, Wendell.
They sound like jack hammers in the woods.

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People are like cameras--sometimes they lose focus.
::mirto56
10/06/14 5:59 AM GMT
Good nature capture, Wendell. I'm not sure what the Woodpecker is going to do with that hole he's chipping away at. The tree limb looks to small for a dwelling.
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::Dunstickin
10/06/14 6:48 AM GMT
Must be nice to have your own backdoor woody mate!....What I would give for that!

Good capture..that tree does look in need of some 'Filler'
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"Never stop photographing. It is very likely that your best photograph has not yet been captured"> "You can observe a lot by just watching". - Yogi Berra
.GIGIBL
10/06/14 9:28 AM GMT
Great shot Wendell,Very well captured.
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.picardroe
10/06/14 9:37 AM GMT
Super capture of this nice bird, Well done Wendell.
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::luckyshot
10/06/14 1:01 PM GMT
Wendell - I like the vignetting and surround of tree branches to focus the eye on the woodpecker. It is easy to know when one of these is in the neighborhood! Thad
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.gizmo1
10/06/14 3:08 PM GMT
Wow this is a beautiful looking capture is stunning how the colours of the bird are jumping out of the woodland scene and the detail is superb along with your presentation too.
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.Jimbobedsel
10/06/14 3:35 PM GMT
Excellent shot of Woody! Love the way the bird and the limbs of the tree are highlighted.
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.susanlynn
10/06/14 4:06 PM GMT
Great capture Wendell. I hear woodpeckers around my house all the time, but getting a good shot of one is difficult.
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.Starglow
10/06/14 5:50 PM GMT
He's been one busy little bird. Neat photo.
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.icedancer
10/09/14 8:19 PM GMT
They sure loved the old and decaying trees. I see in full that it's a Male Pileated Woodpecker. That happened to a tree or two in the ravine at our backyard. Marvelous shot
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