The view from my perch on the mountain

Downy Woodpecker

I was out in the backyard, standing on the picnic table when this little critter, a female Downy Woodpecker flew over and landed on a branch about 10 feet away!






I know what you’re thinking…….why was I standing on top of the picnic table in the first place, right? You’ll have to go here to find out.


8 responses

  1. Love these photos!

    February 27, 2012 at 7:27 PM

  2. Wonderful photos here!

    February 27, 2012 at 10:09 PM

  3. Awesome and crisp photo’s! You captured the essence of their habits so well.
    btw: Do you ‘stand’ on the picnic table frequently, lol>

    February 28, 2012 at 10:40 AM

  4. actually i wasnt wondering why you were standing on the picnic table … seems like a normal activity to me. *shrugs*
    the photos are great! you might not have gotten them if you had been on the ground.

    February 28, 2012 at 12:52 PM

  5. You and that table are going to get you in big trouble yet. It seems like every time I read a post, you’re standing on that table! Better hope the BOSS doesn’t catch you! Haha. Fantastic Downy pics. One of my favorite birds. So pretty. Congrats on the Chickadee residents as well!

    February 28, 2012 at 6:09 PM

  6. I’m in love with the Downy Woodpecker now! 🙂

    February 29, 2012 at 5:41 PM

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