Thursday, March 31, 2011

(S)He's Baaaack!

Ted was getting ready to leave for work this morning when he came back in and told me to hurry and get the camera and zoom lens.

Woody was still in the tree when he went outside. These pileated woodpeckers are so beautiful - click on each picture to see it full sized and check out his awesome red topknot!

Ted also said he was making a lot of noise too, and it was loud - not the pecking, but the singing!

Here is someone's You Tube video where you can hear the call!


Nancy Medina said...

So cool Laura!! My mom had 2 in her yard last week- we couldn't believe it!

Archie and Melissa said...

oh how cool laura!
i feel like i am there with you!
how fun!

A New England Life said...

A most excellent bird! But actually your 'he' is a 'she'. The males have a red stripe running from their beak back along the side of their head, while the females have a black stripe.

We have at least one in our immediate area too. How I love hearing that call first thing in the morning!