Thursday, September 15, 2005

Great Spotted Woodpecker

Ferry Meadows is hard work! Two hours in the intermittent rain and drizzle this morning and very little to show for it. But you have to keep at it. This first calendar year male Great Spotted Woodpecker kept returning to feed at one particular bush along the edge of Heron Meadow. Despite the dull conditions the bird was still enough in one of the 22 shots to provide this picture.

Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major

Digiscoped with Nikon Coolpix 995 and Leica APO77 with 20x eyepiece.