Saturday, February 20, 2010

The flickers are nesting nearby

I've been stalking the flickers all day - I hear them nearby, see them in the walnut tree, too far away for a good shot. Finally, the male lands on the feeder and I have my camera in my hand!

He looks up for his mate...

...she arrives.

Oops, I've been discovered.



Laura said...

That's a fabulous sequence! Flickers are one of my favorite birds, too. I'm glad you're posting here again!

Judy said...

Lovely sequence! I think my favourite is the one where the male is leaving the feeder! I love the effect of his moving wings!!

Tiffin said...

Just love this set of shots. What a beautiful bird and how lucky you were to have your camera at hand.

Jientje said...

This is a great series Terri! Beautiful!

guild-rez said...

Great pictures!!
We have Flickers in our garden too, but never got a good picture!!
- Cheers.

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