Monday, February 25, 2013

The View From Here

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 Male Downy Woodpecker
 
Female Downy Woodpecker
 
I haven't been able to get out and about for a while. My world is a bit smaller these days, and viewed through the windows of my home.
 
Not a bad view at all I'd say!
 
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62 comments:

Crafty Gardener said...

Lovely photos of the downy woodpecker. They are frequent visitors to our feeders.

Sylvia K said...

I have missed you, hope you're doing okay and I love your Downy Woodpecker! What cute little ones they are! Take care, have a good week, Karen!

Gary said...

Great close ups!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Norma Ruttan said...

I'd say, quite beautiful!

Carletta said...

Super shots of the Downy couple!

TexWisGirl said...

love those cute downies!

Joop Zand said...

Very nice pictures....i love these woodpeckers.

Greetings, Joop

Karen said...

I love their spotted feathers! Great close ups! xx

Les... said...

marvellous pic of a very interesting and attractive bird! well done!!

As an Aussie, I find it really good to be able to see all of your Canadian bird species in such detail.

keep up the great work!
*VBS*

eileeninmd said...

Sorry, you are stuck in the house. I hope all is well. Love the woodie shots.

NatureFootstep said...

a beautiful pair. Very good shots of them.

Robert Geiss said...

life inside.

please have a good tuesday.

robert geiß

acreativeharbor.com said...

Fantastic shots of nature's gems ~ for OWT ^_^

Debbie said...

not a bad view at all!!

when you fill that suet, they will come. he's a cutie, nice close up of his red patch!!

Rajesh said...

Wonderful shots of the bird.

Kusum Sanu said...

Lovely!

Gail Dixon (Louisiana Belle) said...

Gosh, I hope you're not sick. What an amazing view from your window! The downy is such a pretty little woodpecker.

mick said...

If that's the view from your window it's certainly a fascinating one. Great photos.

NatureStop said...

Amamzing shots of the Downy woodpecker and what a view from your window, I envy you. Have a great day!

Shantana

Life Images by Jill said...

Well I am sure you enjoy it when this little fellow comes to visit. Fabulous images.
Thank you for stopping by my blog today. Have a wonderful week. I hope you can get out and about more soon.

That Someone said...

Cute little buggers.

Pieces of Sunshine said...

Wonderfully sharp photos. Must must fascinating to watch the birds coming in for feed.

vincibene said...

Fantastic shots!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Such crystal clear photos of two pretty woodpeckers. Thye looked happy to have a gourmet meal!

magiceye said...

Excellent captures!

Carver said...

Wonderful shots of the beautiful woodpeckers.

Dana said...

Not a bad view at all—it's lovely! I hope you have a great week. ☺

Mitzi said...

Beautiful photos of this spectacular wood pecker.

lina@womens perspectives said...

Don't worry -you have good view from your window :)

HansHB said...

Lovely photos, they are perfect for WBW!

Liz said...

Cool captures. Happy RT2.

My entries:
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Maria @ LSS said...

Amazing shots!

Chubskulit Rose said...

Gorgeous macro shots! Hopping by from RT..

Richard Pegler said...

Lovely photos of the Downy Woodpeckers Karen. You're lucky to have these beautiful birds visiting!

Ebie said...

I hope your snow clears up!

He's one cute woodpecker, and very clear windows!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Wonderful views for sure! Somebody must be getting out to fill those feeders tho! Also your window is much cleaner than mine are.

Frostbite and Sunburn said...

Handsome fellas!

Buttons said...

Oh I am so sorry you have been stuck in the house I do hope things turn around and you get outside soon. I love your pics at least you have beauty at the end of your lens. Take care OK there is a storm coming. Hug B

Jennifer A. Jilks said...

Aren't they beautiful? Lovely.
Cheers from Cottage Country!

Jim said...

So beautiful.

Neil said...

Beautiful photos.

Indrani said...

Get well soon!
The birds are busy as usual.

Sarah said...

Amazing view!

Carole M. said...

to see the birds directly out your window at the feeder like this is a treat; great woodpecker photographs

Stewart M said...

Glad you enjoy my walk on the beach - I could watch all year and never see a singe woodpecker. Different places, different birds!

Nice pictures.

Cheers and thanks for linking to WBW.

Stewart M - Melbourne

Coloring Outside the Lines said...

Lovely shots- I never see this bird around here!

Felisol said...

I like your pictures. Hope you get out soon.

Lorri said...

Lovely captures of the woodpecker. I love the pop of red, it stands out against the black and white.

Thanks for the visit.

Ken Schneider said...

Very nice woodpecker shots. I know the feeling, as we are now having our second day of snow here in NE Illinois. At least it provides some time catching up on correspondence!

Nicki said...

Excellent shots from the window. I have a couple of those as well - also photographed from my backdoor window.

i stora drag said...

Your photos of the woodpeckers are so beautiful and the sharpness is perfect! I never see woodpeckers in our garden.
Greetings Pia

RobinfromCA said...

Beautiful shots! Such a sweet little face!
Robin

Dianne said...

What a wonderful view out your window Karen .... and ever-changing.

"Adelaide and Beyond"

She Who Carries Camera said...

It's amazing how images can come out so crisp and clear through glass, and certainly much more comfortable for us in these cold temps! Great captures!

Esther Joy said...

What clear shots! Beautiful!

SandyCarlson said...

Sweet! Thanks for serving up the suet to these birds.

Rambling Woods said...

It's so funny that you say that as I always feel that way in the winter. My world seems so small. I love the woodpeckers..thank you for feeding them... Michelle

Donna@Gardens Eye View said...

Karen I have had a blast this winter with the Downy and Hairy woodpeckers at the suet feeders...I will have pictures Monday.

Phil said...

Terrific shots Karen - pin sharp and bright too.

The Elephant's Child said...

Oh my. I am going to have to come back again and again. Thank you.

Me said...

Never will I tire of seeing your woodpecker photo`s and I know there`s more.

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