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Ladder back Wood Pecker


Ladder back Wood Pecker
Photo Information
Copyright: Manoj Krishna (manoj85) Silver Note Writer [C: 1 W: 0 N: 11] (126)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-11-29
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL XSi 450D, Sigma APO DG 70-300 1:4-5.6 Macro
Exposure: f/8.1
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-12-01 19:19
Viewed: 3508
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Red-bellied Woodpeckers are pale, medium-sized woodpeckers common in forests of the East. Their strikingly barred backs and gleaming red caps make them an unforgettable sight – just resist the temptation to call it a Red-headed Woodpecker,
This bird is adult male
# Red forehead, cap, and nape
# Gray or brownish face and underparts
# Breast may be washed with reddish (like belly)
Thanks for the correction kedar kulkarni
I shot this bird early in the morning near mermaec springs St james MO

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Hi Manoj, Very well capture, clear image, natural colors and good focus.
Regards, Tom

hello Manoj!
beautiful moment from fine POV,fine use of light and the colors output is great with fine details!
keep photographing! TFS
Nasos

Hi Manoj,

This is a very nice and sharp capture. very good focus. Good composition.
But I think this is not Ladder back Wood Pecker, it may be a Red Bellied Woodpecker. I may be wrong as I am not very conversant with the birds in North America.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-bellied_Woodpecker

TFS,
Kedar

Hi Manoj,

Very good capture with beautiful color, perfect composition and excellent POV. I see some noise in light background. It would be good to publish your EXIF for future posts, so we can help determine the origin of these small defects.

Good work, thanks for sharing!

Jesús

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