Wednesday, June 6, 2018

A Visit from the Red-Headed Woodpecker

I had a unexpected visitor in the trees off of our deck. I was just shocked to see a Red-Headed Woodpecker when I opened the slider and looked  to the west end of  deck. 




He is a first time visitor.




I photographed a red-headed woodpecker a couple of years ago at Kentucky Lake (seen here) but haven't seen one since. 




My pics aren't great but I wanted to share.





I always thankful when I get a new bird in my trees. Thanks for stopping by - Judy.

Linking to:

Wild Bird Wednesday @ Paying Ready Attention Photo Gallery
Nature Notes @ Rambling Woods

Thankful Thursday @ It's a Small Town Life
Little Things Thursday @ Random-osity

Saturday's Critters @ Viewing Nature with Eileen on Saturdays
Camera Critters on Saturday
I'd Rather Be Birdin' on Saturday at noon
Pink Saturday @ How Sweet the Sound

Friday Photo Journal @ Serendipity is Sweet

18 comments:

  1. Judy, you do get some beautiful visitors to your gardens. This guy is really handsome and I’m happy you grabbed your camera in time to capture these pics to share. I need to clean and fill my hummingbird feeder......TFS..

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  2. They are beautiful birds. I often see a red-bellied woodpecker on our light pole, but haven't seen a redheaded woodpecker in ages. Nice!

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  3. I have a bird book and I mark each new discovery in that book. It's a fun thing to do.

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  4. Hello Judy, The Red-headed Woodpecker is a beauty. One of my favorite woodies. Great sighting, lucky you!
    Happy Thursday, Enjoy your day!

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  5. Isn't it a wonderful surprise to look outside and find a natural beauty like the woodpecker?

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  6. What fun! A new fine feathered friend. Mother Nature rocks!

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  7. What a gorgeous bird! Always exciting to see a new bird appear. Hope you're having a great weekend.

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  8. Hi Judy, I just wanted to stop back and say thank you for linking up and sharing your post.
    Have a happy day and weekend! PS, thank you for leaving a comment on my post.

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  9. How exciting and these are better than the photos of get of our pilated woodpecker pair here....Michelle

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  10. It's gorgeous!

    Thanks for linking in this week!

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  11. I've loved these since I read about them in grade school but have never seen one. Thanks for the great images!

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