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Natalie Ann Comeau
Milford, Ontario, Canada
Sunday 12 February was a snowy day here in Prince Edward County, so I took the time to set up my camera at the window where I watch my feeders for Project Feeder Watch. It took most of the day to get everything adjusted just right, and this male Pileated Woodpecker (a frequent visitor) arrived just in time. You can see the snow blowing around him and, if you look carefully, you can actually see his tongue snaking into the feeder.
Category 8: The Not So Usual Suspects
Snow day – male Pileated Woodpecker sticking its barbed tongue into a peanut feeder.
This is a really beautiful pic.
Good luck from a County voter.
What a wonderful winter picture of a Pileated Woodpecker. 🙂
A great picture and hope she’s is.
A great picture and hope she ‘s a winner.
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