Per my blog byline, “Weather and other things ‘up in the air’, today’s other thing included a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker sizing up the surroundings before availing himself of some sunflower seed from our feeders earlier this afternoon —
It’s been awhile since I’ve posted any bird pictures as part of this blog’s “other things up in the air”.
We have a pair of Northern flickers that love our ‘upside down’ suet feeders. In recent months, they’re feasting almost every morning after 8 AM.
These pictures were taken this morning—
It’s been five years since I had last seen a Pileated Woodpecker in our backyard. Despite the 17º temperatures this morning, there he was—
What an incredible looking bird! He was “working” on the tree for about 15 minutes—
Here’s a sequel…