Visitors 24
Modified 6-Mar-18
Created 6-Mar-18
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While the great egret was hunting, my attention was occasionally drawn to the granary tree right there. Acorn woodpeckers were working on their store of acorns. A female carried a small insect (???). We see the difference between females and males.
Female Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) on Granary TreeFemale Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) with FoodFemale Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) on Granary TreeFemale Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) Shows Her GenderFemale Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) Shows His GenderMale Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) on Granary TreeNictitating Membrane of Male Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus)Male Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) on Granary TreeMale Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) on Granary TreeMale Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) on Granary TreeMale Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) on Granary TreeMale Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) Departs Granary Tree