Feeding the kids – a woodpecker’s view

Even though “baby” is the same size as the mother, and is right there on the peanut feeder, this young fledgling woodpecker has to be fed and won’t eat by himself.

"Feed me mummy" - woodpecker
"Feed me mummy" - woodpecker

and for a bit of colour, a cardinal:

Cardinal
Cardinal

Sorry for the brief posts – I did take more pictures but no time to sort through them.  Too busy evicting yet more snapping turtles as well as dealing with more urgent matters in life. Maybe on the weekend…

Author: Eric Lawton

Eric is a natural philosopher living in rural Ontario

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