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dependent on feeders

Red-bellied Woodpecker and Blue Jay

Posted by Becky Litke on July 18, 2020 at 8:48 pm
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The woodpecker and blue jay both arrived at the peanut feeder at the same time. They were squawking at each other so much that they drew my attention. I was able to photograph them posturing at each other. The jay was flapping its wings, and the woodpecker’s hackles were raised! After a while, the blue jay “bowed down” to the woodpecker and left until the woodpecker was done at the feeder! This is the shot that I sent.