Hairy Female

Hairy Woodpeckers are similar to their smaller relatives the Downy Woodpecker.   Both are regular visitors to our feeders.

I'm hoping that a Pileated Woodpecker will show-up some day.  I have yet to see one.

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Female Hairy Woodpecker


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Hairy Woodpecker information is available at Cornell Lab of Ornithology


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Comments

Lisa Gordon said…
She si beautiful Daniel!
What a sweet little face, and your photographs are just wonderful.
Linda said…
What a cutie! Great photos!
Hilary said…
She's gorgeous. I could swear you're using a DSLR!
Julie G. said…
She's a beauty! I have not seen a Hairy Woodpecker for quite some time so it's especially nice to view your wonderful close-ups!
Stephen Hayes said…
She's too pretty to have an unflattering adjective like "hairy" attached to her.
Gary said…
She's beautiful!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.
really enjoy the title of your post. i wondered what i was going to be looking at? she is cutie. (:
Linda said…
Very clever title...and a very pretty bird!
Rosemary said…
Nice close-ups, they sure enjoy their peanuts!
ZielonaMila said…
Beautiful photographs, birds are very photogenic. I am greeting
PerthDailyPhoto said…
Hi Daniel, thanks for stopping by in Perth, it gives me a chance to look at your fabulous bird images..I have to say I'm green with envy. Whoever thought a hairy female could look so good haha!
Gillian Olson said…
Great pictures of this lovely little woodpecker, thank you.
Betsy Brock said…
and she's all decked out with her yellow tails on! :)

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