Rare visit today by a Male Northern Flicker...

Discussion in 'Nature' started by roundball, Jan 23, 2015.

  1. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Legend

    Oct 8, 2013
    USA
    Ground shots of birds are not usually my favorites, but I seldom get a Northern Flicker in my sights so when this guy landed 50-60 feet away in the woods I didn't look a gift horse in the mouth.
    Canon FDn 300/4.0-L, NEX-7, ISO200, Cloudy WP, AP mode, F5.6, 1/50




    BURIES HIS LONG BEAK, PROBING THE MUDDY GROUND

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    HEARS SOMETHING, PULLS OUT QUICK WITH MUD ALL OVER HIS BEAK

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    ZEROS IN ON THE LOUD NEX-7 SHUTTER NOISE…REALIZES HE’LL SOON BE ALL OVER THE INTERNET !!

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    CLOSES HIS EYES AND THINKS: "I HAVE GOT TO GET A LIFE !!”

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