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Bullard, TX, USA
Woody eats seed off the patio with the rest of the birds. I had never seen one do that. He lives near and is my backyard frequently. He has mastered feeding on any feeder I put out.
Woodpeckers & Sapsuckers
Category: Woodpeckers & Sapsuckers
I wish I could have captured this photo closer up because I had never seen a bird with this shade of blue. He was small as a finch and I thought he was a blue finch but they aren't near where I live so I had to think he was an indigo bunting. He was a beauty.
This woodpecker eats seed just about anywhere I can put it. He comes to eat with the other birds. He maintains his presence in my backyard and dominates the rest of the birds although he never chases them.
The other photo is a blue bird the size of a finch that I had a hard time identifying. Thought he was a blue finch but they aren’t in this state. I identified him as an indigo bunting. I only saw him one day.
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