No Ordinary Crest

Male Pileated Woodpecker

I was fortunate to have a Pileated Woodpecker (male) come by for a brief visit.
Most of us will hear this beautiful bird long before we'll actually see it. 
Mouse click here and listen to its loud and bold bird call.  Sound credit goes to: Xeno Canto a website dedicated to sharing bird sounds from all over the world.

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Stephen Hayes said…
Great capture. That red crest is like a clarion call.
Lisa Gordon said…
Definitely not ordinary!
He is such a beauty, Daniel.
Have a wonderful week ahead.
Michelle said…
He has a very dignified profile.
s.c said…
A very special woodpecker indeed.
Tabor said…
Ours are incredibly and getting a photo is next to impossible! This is a very nice shot. War tones.
Liz said…
He's a beautiful bird! Lovely capture, Daniel!
eileeninmd said…
Hello, beautiful shot of the Pileated Woodie! Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Enjoy your day!
Interesting to me ... thank you!
So impressive! And SO JEALOUS am I!!! I've been 'chasing' around south Texas to find one, and yet, after years of searching, nothing. Yet. I keep my hopes up.

I saw your pileated thumbnail on Fi's Our World and had to some view in 'full color' view!!!

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