Red Bellied Woodpecker

 
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A Red Bellied Woodpecker, perched on a power mast.

This was a hand held shot 300mm zoom, taken from a parking lot where we stayed in Key Largo.

This little chap took great delight in 'hammering' on the metal part of the mast every morning, at exactly 7.04am. A great wake-up call??

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Jas - Mar 14, 2008 12:06 PM EDT
Thank you Ikka and Chriss for looking and commenting on my 'alarm call'! Your thoughts are always appreciated. I know he didn't wake you Chriss...maybe it was the other way round? :)
chriss35 - Mar 13, 2008 04:03 PM EDT
Great shot Jas, just like to say he never woke me up because I was up before him..
Jas - Mar 12, 2008 10:58 AM EDT
Thanks for all the 'cool' comments; Carol, Alandra, Talsi and Whittler. I think this woodpecker was marking territory Alandra but he was a great alarm. Great comment Whittler - really made me smile :)
whittler113 - Mar 12, 2008 09:06 AM EDT
Oh,so one morning after he woke you up you just got up and shot him with your canon.Nice shot.
talsi - Mar 12, 2008 09:01 AM EDT
Nice capture, Jas.
alandrapal - Mar 12, 2008 05:19 AM EDT
great shot, Jas. Fiona has told me that certain birds hammer away on her roof too, on the metal surrounding the chimney etc, making a loud noise : )
shutterbug - Mar 11, 2008 04:39 PM EDT
Great capture of the woodpecker! Carol

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