Posted by Robert Visconti on August 23, 2016 at 9:15 pm
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This is a first year (juvenile) red-bellied Woodpecker photographed in Lake County IL. There is quite a variety of young birds out and about in the area. I was hoping to get this “inverted” posture typical of Woodpeckers when foraging; the fact that it was a juvenile is bonus. This was taken over the past weekend.