Monday, January 28, 2013

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

1/100 sec. f/8 ISO 800


23 comments:

Coloring Outside the Lines said...

Dang you've got good eyes...I would have missed this one. He's blended so perfectly with that tree. Awesome!

Amy Burzese said...

He does blend well with the surroundings. Beautiful. Looks like he has been doing some sapsucking.

Andee said...

very cool

Alan Pavey said...

Lovely shot Brian

SRQ said...

Sweet. Love the specks of wood of its bill.

Gail Dixon (Louisiana Belle) said...

You got him! This is what I was trying to photograph at the state park this weekend and failed. Glad you got it! Wonderful shot!

Jan n Jer said...

Great capture!

MTWaggin said...

Great catch and good eyes. Blends in well and I am guessing like most is also very fast whipping around the tree.

Tricia Hays said...

oh what a shot... look at those itty bitty claws gripping the bark! =0

TexWisGirl said...

awesome shot! love his damp chest showing off some darkened plumage and the 'sawdust' on his beak!

Beth said...

Magnificent!

Tanya Breese said...

ha, don't you call me that, them's fightin words! love that shot!

Tombstone Livestock said...

such detail in the feathers, good job.

Findlay Wilde said...

A great looking bird. From Findlay

TheChieftess said...

You really do a good job "capturing" birds. Very crisp detail...with bokeh in the foreground and background...really well done!

Gary Jones said...

A great shot Brian,

Pam ;) said...

Double wow, I love your new header and amazing capture of the lovely Yellow-bellied Sapsucker.

Nicely done, Brian.

Pamela Gordon said...

He looks like he has sawdust on his beak. :) Great shot.

Kerri said...

Oh a beauty ..... super capture!

Denise at Autumn Sky said...

Very nice photo. We have sapsuckers here and they are ruining my crabapple tree. If I could get such a good photo of them, I would at least be getting something out of the deal.

barbara l. hale said...

It's funny that you have this guy on here today. I was just talking with a friend about yellow-bellied sapsuckers because he had one on his suet feeder. That is a beautiful bird!

Bonnie K said...

He looks serious. Great photo.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Perfect -- I wish I could see this bird for real.