Mendocino, a pileated woodpecker and other birds

The pileated woodpecker is very cautious. He took a long time to come down to the bird feeder.

Here is my left profile

Here is my left profile.

I think I'm pretty handsome from this angle too

I think I’m pretty handsome from this angle too.

Look at my crowning glory.

Look at my crowning glory.

Finally I get to eat, and you get to see my red head.

Finally I get to eat, and you get to see my scarlet crest and shiny black tuxedo.

I think this bird lived up on this branch, but I don’t know what she’s doing now, because there’s a huge storm buffeting the area now.

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Turkeys are beautiful.

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The ravens in Mendocino are huge.

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We had to cut our trip short due to a huge storm hitting today. It’s exciting to be getting some rain and snow in California!

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13 thoughts on “Mendocino, a pileated woodpecker and other birds

  1. Fabio

    Hi Nia, This series is quite impressive! It is so hard to get pictures of birds, but you got many this time. The woodpecker is very handsome! With so many colors on the agile body! Thanks so much and have a GREAT day! ­čÖé

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