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Yellow-bellied sapsucker

Yellow-bellied sapsucker
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Copyright: PETER TAMAS (sirianul) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 509] (3544)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-06-19
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 1 D X, Canon 600mm f/4 II + Canon 1.4 III conve
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/1250 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-06-22 19:55
Viewed: 1420
Points: 0
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Just a bonus from my last trip.

On a walk through the forest you might spot rows of shallow holes in tree bark. In the East, this is the work of the Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, an enterprising woodpecker that laps up the leaking sap and any trapped insects with its specialized, brush-tipped tongue. Attired sharply in barred black-and-white, with a red cap and (in males) throat, they sit still on tree trunks for long intervals while feeding. To find one, listen for their loud mewing calls or stuttered drumming.

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Beautiful bird, Peter. A woodpecker is also called Sap Sucker is a surprise term for me.
Exceptionally sharp focus and beautiful colors on the plumage and head.

Everything about this Photo is Absolutely Beautiful!!

Hello Peter
Himanshu is right, The whole image is simply perfect
Have a good night

Top birdphotographie Peter , sharp , bright colors and excellent eye contact.

Thanks for sharing.


Bonjour Peter,
Agréable valorisation du sujet par sa bonne opposition à l'arrière plan.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

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  • Chiza Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 0 N: 474] (5351)
  • [2015-06-25 8:17]

Hola Peter: Una foto y una especie espectaculares; me encanta la percha, la composición, el manejo de la luz y el fondo de lujo...exitos...

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