Downy Woodpecker


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48 Comments on “Downy Woodpecker”

  1. Robin says:

    Pat, what a lovely little guy! Beautiful shot!

  2. Love these guys! Beautiful.

  3. Wonderful little bird – I was amazed at how small they were when I saw them first!

    Thanks for the vulture post for WBW.

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne.

    PS: sorry for slow reply – I been out of internet range in Tasmania!

  4. Minoru says:

    Very colorful ad very cute. Nice capture.

  5. petra says:

    we had one of those here, too. didn’t get to take a picture, tho 🙂

  6. geanina says:

    Beautiful capture!

  7. Leovi says:

    That nice picture, excellent capture, this gorgeous bird.

  8. Pam says:

    It could not look sweeter if it tried. Beautiful capture, Pat.

  9. Nancy says:

    We have several downeys that frequent our suet cakes in winter. They are so petite and special.

  10. Fantastic shot, Pat! Hope you have a great weekend.

  11. He posed so beautifully for you! Gorgeous. Margie

  12. Sherri B. says:

    Woodpeckers are so beautiful – I always feel a little thrill when I see one on our property. Thanks for sharing this lovely image – the texture only adds to it!

  13. Misty Dawn says:

    This is absolutely beautiful Pat!

  14. Jim says:

    What a sweetie! These guys always amaze me…..looking so delicate, yet can knock their brains out without flinch!

  15. Anni says:

    Wow…that is one awesome close-up!!!

    Anni from Hootin’ Anni’s AND The Bird D’Pot.

    Have a great weekend, and week ahead.

  16. Oh, wow. He’s a beauty! Perfect capture; he really stands out against the bleakness of winter.

  17. Rajesh says:

    Very cute woodpecker.

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  19. Marcie says:

    What an absolute beauty! Love the colors!

  20. Barb says:

    Beautiful capture! He is so cute.

  21. lovely capture showing all its glorious colors and markings!

  22. Anne Payne says:

    Stunning! He is really something else 🙂

  23. HansHB says:

    Lovely and cute bird!

  24. Karen says:

    A marvellous shot!

  25. A magical photo of this colourful little character!

  26. I love woodpeckers and you have a wonderful shot here on a very pretty one! It’s just delightful!

  27. Wow, awesome capture of this guy! They are very rare where I live. Thanks for showcasing him!

  28. Beautiful and I love the texture you used…!

  29. Repurpose My LIfe says:

    What a wonderful shot. I enjoy your posts daily. Thank you!

  30. His little red head is adorable!

  31. It’s been so long since I’ve seen a Downy! Years, in fact!

  32. Tricia says:

    I wonder why God decided to put a small patch of red on the lil guy’s head… so mysterious! =)

  33. I love watching these little birds. I see them frequently at my feeders. I have not been able to capture them as close up as you managed to. Great photo!

  34. bettyl says:

    Gosh, I have never seen such a beautiful bird! How gorgeous!

  35. ladyfi says:

    Such a pretty portrait!

  36. katerchen says:

    hier ist er auch..und nun kann man den roten Hintekopf gut erkennen 😀

    LG vom katerchen dem das sehr gefallen hat DANKE

  37. Andrea says:

    It is so cute, is it still a fledgling or juvenile?

  38. Hanne Bente says:

    Beautiful picture showing a woodpecker 🙂 Hanne Bente

  39. SichtBar says:

    Woodpeckers are cool birds! Great shot!

  40. Boom & Gary says:

    Handsome guy!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  41. RH West says:

    What a beautiful capture there Pat, I love that textured effect too 🙂

  42. Pat says:

    This looks to be a young one. Is it?

  43. Lisa Gordon says:

    What a beauty this is, Pat!
    “Your” birds always look they are posing just for you.
    Wishing you a wonderful day!

  44. wallacejones says:

    Great picture! We had a pair nest in the yard 4 years ago but haven’t seem them since. 😦

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