April 23, 2007
Kathleen Johnston saw this Red-headed Woodpecker in North Carolina.
Kathleen said she saw the woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus)
land in a cypress tree in her backyard in Emerald Isle. She photographed the bird from inside a shed, with only her telephoto lens poking through a partially open door. She used a Canon EOS 30D and a 400mm f/5.6 lens.
You can see the bird at these great birdwatching hotspots:Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area, Wayne & Holmes Co., OhioCrex Meadows Wildlife Area, northwestern WisconsinMiccosukee Greenway, Tallahassee, FloridaView photos of other woodpeckers:
- Acorn Woodpecker
- Black-backed Woodpecker
- Gila Woodpecker
- Gilded Flickers
- Golden-fronted Woodpecker
- Hairy Woodpecker
- Northern Flicker
- Pileated Woodpecker
- Red-bellied Woodpecker, close-up portrait
- Red-bellied Woodpecker, female
- Three-toed WoodpeckerDirections, maps, bird lists, and tips for more easy-to-get-to birdwatching destinations.Talk about this photo, and read what other people are saying about it, in our photography forum.
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