Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Redbellied Woodpecker

Linking up with Wild Bird Wednesday and Nature Notes

For this week's Wild Bird I am featuring the Redbellied Woodpecker..  It is a common bird found in my area and around the state of Maryland.. I have a pair that visit my yard and feeders frequently..

I am sharing various photos taken from the past year..some new and some I have already shown on previous post..



The Redbellied Woodpecker is one of my favorite yard birds..


This woodpecker loves peanuts, suet sometimes Black-oiled sunflowers seeds and cracked corn..


Above you can see the red on this woodpecker's belly..


A female Redbellied Woodie.. you can see the white on its forehead and that the red on the head stops..


The male Redbellied Woodpecker..as you can see the male has the red on it's head all the way to the beak.


Momma and a juvenile Redbellied Woodpeckers.


Another shot of the female Redbellied Woodpecker. I hope you enjoyed my Redbellied Woodpeckers as much as I do..Till next week's wild bird post.. I wish you happy Birding and have a wonderful week!



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Thanks to all of our hosts... Michelle for Nature Notes and Stewart of Wild Bird Wednesday.


  Happy Birding and have a wonderful week!

77 comments:

  1. I very much enjoyed see these lovely birds andI just wish I had them in my garden!

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  2. Most interesting!
    Beautiful photos, as always!

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  3. Que lindos!Adoro ver! beijos praianos,chica

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  4. Hello Eileen,
    This is great!!
    So wonderful this amazing woodpecker. Great shots!!

    Kind regards,
    Marco

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  5. Hi Eileen,
    stunning photos of these woodpecker. Fantastic !
    Best regards, Synnöve

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  6. I've always enjoyed the red bellieds. They seem like such gentle birds, but maybe they have a side we don't know about---the blue jays sure won't bully them on the feeders like all the rest of the birds.
    Have a wonderful week, Eileen

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  7. Lovely ones. I liked the patterns on their feathers.

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  8. Really stunning images Eileen. I love the 6th shot the most, and the way you framed it.

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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  9. I have never seen that bird - we do not have the Redbellied Woodpecker (Karolinaspett - Melanerpes carolinus) in Sweden. The bird is very beautiful and so are your pictures.

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  10. I just saw one of these while hiking on Sunday. I love these fellers!! :)

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  11. I DID enjoy. Birds, whatever the flock, turn me on :)

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  12. They have been sighted around here but not visited our yard. Your photos make for a good ID on this woodpecker Eileen.

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  13. Red bellied woodpeckers are beautiful birds! Great selection of photos!

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  14. they are beautiful birds and so are your photos.. we have them here, but rarely in our yard. i see them in the parks though

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  15. Hello Eileen,
    Beautiful images of this series Redbellied Woodpecker.
    Very well done.
    This species occurs in the Netherlands not.
    Best regards, Irma

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  16. They are lovely. I'll watch for them. Deb

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  17. There are woodpeckers in our park, too! They are lovely! Great pictures! Have a nice day, Eileen!

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  18. That is so cool! I adore woodpeckers and we rarely see them around here (where we live).

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  19. I love the layout, it comes so easy. And, I love your Woodpeckers.

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  20. Eileen, such a beautiful bird. So amazing how God has created the colors so distinct to each wild bird.

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  21. Wonderful Eileen.
    Picture post card perfect.

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  22. He's awesome. I love woodpeckers, but have never seen that variety.

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  23. Pretty bird! You got some great close-up photos of him (her?)

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  24. Oh yes, very nice captures! I think his cousin lives in my backyard!

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  25. love these beautiful characters! great shots, eileen. :)

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  26. These are lovely Eileen! I love seeing them at my feeders too.

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  27. Hello Eileen!!
    Wonderful pictures and series of the Woodpecker !
    What a beautiful bird!!Great captures!
    Thank you for sharing!!
    Have a lovely week!
    Dimi...

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  28. Even though they are common, I am always happy to see them at my feeders. They are very talkative and beautiful. Thank you for all of these wonderful pictures, Eileen. You have some great shots here.

    Andrea @ From The Sol

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  29. Just beautiful, Eileen! Love these great photos.

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  30. Boa tarde, é uma linda ave que desconhecia, a captação é fantastica.
    AG

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  31. some really great captures Eileen!!! I have been seeing a few at my feeders as well, much more often then usual!!!

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  32. Great series on the Woodpecker

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  33. Gorgeous photos of this delightful bird Eileen. Great detail!

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  34. Some lovely photos there, Eileen. I really enjoy seeing woodpeckers as we don't have them in Australia.

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  35. Wow, what colors ! Very nice series !

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  36. Just beautiful birds ! I love these shots !
    Greetings

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  37. Oi Eileen, que lindos! Magnífico ter esses pica-paus passeando pelo quintal de casa, um presente de Deus!
    Beijos...

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  38. These are great portraits of the woodpeckers. We have a resident Redbellied family that regularly visits our feeders.

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  39. Fabulous fotos, wonderfull birds,greeting from Belgium

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  40. I have one at my feeders almost daily..I did not know the difference between a male and a female..I'll have to look at him/her more closely next time I see it..Great pictures Eileen..

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  41. Hi Eileen, My favorite birds! Have a splendid Wed. tomorrow!

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  42. Great pictures! Our Redbellied love suet, too. It is their favourite here!

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  43. Great close ups of this bird! I love the Woodpeckers.

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  44. Fantastic photos! Love these guys!

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  45. Oh those gorgeous splashes of colour on your woodpeckers! Wow! So pretty :D) Fabulous shots.

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  46. They are all beautiful. Regards.

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  47. He is a beauty. Isn't it funny that he is called a redbellied woodpecker. I wonder how it got that name?

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  48. Fabulous shots! Some of them look like they are actually posing for you.

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  49. One of my favorite birds to see. These are really wonderful photos!

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  50. A really pretty/handsome bird!

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  51. they sure are pretty. great shots Eileen.

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  52. Lovely images of this Red Bellied WoodPecker. Very pretty!

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  53. Oh love the Baby red-bellied with the parent. These are great shots of this shy woodpecker... Michelle

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  54. We don't have them here so it is nice to see your great photos of such a pretty bird.

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  55. Definitely a favorite of mine, too. Nice shots.

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  56. Wonderful share Eileen and just yesterday when I had my duties of Tuesday pick up from school for the twin grands... We pulled into my driveway and the twins said "Look Nana a Woodpecker and then the explanation of their name and why began. Sure enough it was one of our daily visitors of a Red-bellied Woodpecker too ;) I enjoyed viewing each of your images~

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  57. Fabulous shots of this Redbellied Woodpecker Eileen.:) I particularly like the 1st, 4th, and 5th captures. Such beautiful compositions.

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  58. Amazing macros of this most beautiful bird, Eileen! The Redbellied Woodpecker is a hard worker, very disciplined and although a little noisy on the ears, candy for the eyes! Thanks so much for sharing!

    Wishing you a wonderful rest of the week!

    Poppy

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  59. They're one of my favorite back yard birdies too, Eileen! I just love to watch them, so much fun!

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  60. Nice to see them, especially the juvenile. I see the adults at my suet feeders all the time.

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  61. its a pleasure to have Woodpeckers around the garden, lovely.

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  62. A handsome series of captures Eileen

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  63. Great to see this woodpecker. In the Netherlands we do not have this woodpecker and therefore it is great that I can see it anyway:-)
    Greetings, Helma

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  64. Both male and female are so pretty! I think you have this pair trained to pose for peanuts!

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  65. Dearest Eileen; How pretty and adorable these woodpeckers are; especially LOVE the color coordination♡♡♡ I think I can understand they are your favorite, dear friend♪♪♪

    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in America, xoxo Miyako*

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  66. What a beauty! I love woodpeckers.

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  67. My goodness, you really captured their vibrant colors and their strong personalities in these amazing photographs. I'd give a lot to see them here, but I guess I may be waiting a while :)

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