Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Just Outside My Window

The sun came out briefly...
I took 42 pictures of him and he seemed to be enjoying it.
The Male Downy Woodpecker
posing nicely, showing off both profiles and some of these pictures highlight his claws/feet nicely.














* winking *


You can thank me in the comments for "not" sharing all 42 images.
I had so much fun with this little guy,
but I have to wonder if even the birds are getting sick of me.
Hanging out the window, talking to them...
in most of these pictures, he was only about 2 feet away from me.
Use to be the woodpeckers were pretty skittish, 
but not this one, he wanted to be sure I got his best side!!

21 comments:

  1. Hello Debbie!:) What delightful images of the Downy Woodpecker. Clearly he was enjoying the warmth of the sun, and in the one with his eyes closed, you can just feel his contentment. I always think that if the feet of a bird are in focus, it's an excellent photo. You can't get better than these wonderful captures.

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  2. That window is in the perfect location, clearly.

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  3. He’s a beauty and your pictures are fabulous!

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  4. Hello, Debbie! I think he is a show off and enjoys modeling for you! Awesome photos. Happy Tuesday, enjoy your day!

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  5. Thank you so much for these! I’m waiting for a friend to come over and refresh my bird feeders so hopefully I will see some interesting birds. Too bad I never can take a decent picture! Thank you for yours!

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    1. thanks gloria! it's good if you can keep the feeders full during the winter, the birds have trouble finding food in winter!

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  6. You could never post too many pics for me! I love them all!

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  7. What a wonderful model,love that he posed for you. Great pictures!

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  8. Your captures are amazing, and this little guy often comes around here too, but not lately! Kind of cold!

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  9. Oh,Debbie,he certainly was posing for you.I can almost detect a smile on his face. :)

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  10. I would happily enjoy seeing all 42! As always, your captures are beautiful, Debbie. :)

    xoxo

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  11. You certainly got his best side. So darling! Great shots!

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  12. I'm so pleased you wrote that you talked to the birds ...I find that I do too!
    Great photo's again Debbie, he is one good looking bird.

    All the best Jan

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  13. These are so nicely done. Love the winking photo.

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  14. You captured him so nicely, we have a suet feeder a couple feet from our window and we have one that comes and I always know he is there from his chirping noises he makes, I love the little bobbing back and forth he does too. Pretty soon they will be landing on your window sill :)

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  15. Fantastic photos! Love the catch light! It's very difficult to get photos of mine away from the suet.

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  16. Yes, I can see he has personality plus! These are fantastic bird shots for sure. I love the stunning colors.
    Big hugs!

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  17. This little guy is a character, and you can actually see that in his eyes.
    I also think he is posing just for you!
    Beautiful photographs, Debbie!
    xo.

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