1/24/2010

Knock. Knock.

Who's there?


No, not me! I'm your common (but cute) garden variety Downy Woodpecker. You see me practically every time you come out onto the porch. You should get rid of the screen so can see me better...and the guy behind me. Knocking.


Yup. It's me. Pileated Woodpecker. PW for short. You can call me Woody.

 Got any food in there? Hahahaha ha! Nope.



This is fun! Food and a swing! Hahahaha ha.



Tastey, too.
Hey check out who else is hanging out today...
American Tree Sparrow!  Like your bi-coloured beak .




And your yard guardian

Pining for some nuts. In a pine tree. Hahahaha ha.


Nice little restaurant. Maybe I'll be back!
Hahahaha hah! Wonka wonka.

8 comments:

Bill S. said...

Wow - a PW. I have never seen one, but someday I will. Great pictures. I enjoyed the post very much.

Wolynski said...

Love the bird behind the mesh. So not all birds fly south? Must be difficult surviving the winter.

robin andrea said...

Love seeing that Pileated Woodpecker. We had two in our yard the other day, and it is always a thrill. I like the Downy too. Actually, I just love 'em all!

nina at Nature Remains. said...

I would love to have our pileated come close for just one photo like yours.
Very nice!

Susan said...

Thanks all for the nice comments. This Pileated Woodpecker was the first in many months, so I was thrilled - the pictures would have turned out much better, but I was in the screened in porch, and didn't want to risk going outside and scaring it away! So they're shot through the screen mesh..hence the fuzziness.

Good to be a Queen said...

Great Photos Susan! My guess is he will be back....

jabblog said...

Beautiful photos! You are getting your just reward for feeding the birds in your garden :-) . . . and the squirrels!

Glennis said...

That woodpecker is lovely I wish we had them.