Tuesday, April 20, 2010

A Splash of Green and Red!

The grass in our front yard is looking the best it has ever looked. It was worth all the hard work when we killed off the previous lawn and replanted with seed. Isn't Mr. Squirrel cute? He isn't cute when he is stealing birdseed or digging holes looking for nuts, but he looks cute today sitting up like a little puppy dog!

A flash of red caught my eye when I looked out into the backyard this morning. Usually the red is from a cardinal bird, but today it is this red-bellied woodpecker! His head is red, but he is called a red-bellied woodpecker!

Take a look at his claws!

He likes the many hickory trees we have in our woods because lots of little goodies hide in the flipped out bark!

Ahhhh, spring is definitely awesome!


Mikki said...

Absolutely awesome!!!!

Melissa and Emmitt said...

hi laura!
oh your photos are always fabulous!
your post made our day!
m & e

Snowdrops said...

Beautiful pics !

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Darlene said...

I LOVE seeing those woodpeckers at our bird feeders. The big ones are so pretty! The squirrels all keep us entertained too.