The Suet Bully

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© Donald Garrett
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Photo Info
UploadedDecember 23, 2012
TakenDecember 22, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/160 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm
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This red-bellied woodpecker throws his weight around (literally), intimidates the other birds and has his feast all to himself.

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  • Iztok Urh

    Iztok Urh gave props (22 Dec 2012):

    Nice capture!!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (22 Dec 2012):

    beautiful capture

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (22 Dec 2012):

    He looks pretty comfortable just hanging around!! Terrific capture!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (22 Dec 2012):

    So true, I have them on my suet feeders, excellent capture!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (22 Dec 2012):

    We don't get an over abundance of the Red Bellied Woodpeckers and the ones that do make their rare appearance to our feeder don't stay very long ...maybe because of the squirrels, who tend to hog the main feeder..... Lovely shot and I like your suet holder.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (22 Dec 2012):

    I have not seen this particular type of woodpecker around here. It's a pretty woodpecker, even if it is a bully to other birds : ) Love your suet holder also!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett said (22 Dec 2012):

    That suet feeder was given to us by a friend. I think it probably came from Wild Birds Unlimited.

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (22 Dec 2012):

    Excellent captured!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (22 Dec 2012):

    wonderful shot! they are so colorful, and we rarely get to see one here.

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (23 Dec 2012):

    A nice capture, have a Merry Christmas

  • peter bodigor

    peter bodigor gave props (23 Dec 2012):

    Nice catch.

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (24 Dec 2012):

    That`s a great suet feeder, wish I could find one like it. A terrific capture of this very striking woody!!

  • chuck vona

    chuck vona   gave props (24 Dec 2012):

    Well timed,

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (24 Dec 2012):

    He's a beauty! I love to watch them here at home.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (26 Dec 2012):

    A striking bully that you captured beautifully. I love the feeder, too.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (28 Dec 2012):

    Wonderful image, love looking at this..Happy New Year to you and yours, Don !

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (30 Dec 2012):

    Sharp, clear, and with lots of pizzazz! Wow!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (2 Jan 2013):

    Absolutely BEAUTIFUL picture. well spotted and captured

  • Paperini Renato

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  • Griff Johnson

    Griff Johnson gave props (9 Feb 2013):

    Great detail in this capture! Well done!

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