Strange Bird on Short-lived Perch


The tallest tree in the area is about to come down for a variety of reasons. I was looking at it from afar when I saw a large bird land on an upper branch. After I enlarged the telephoto shot, I was stumped by what I was looking at. Anne identified it as a Northern Flicker, a woodpecker known for eating ants.

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My labels: grandfather, father, veteran, writer, poet, photographer and dreamer in pursuit of the meaning of life. Getting close, although I'm running out of time--probably why I'm so close.

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