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Uploaded by: Proserpina

Tuesday July 9, 2013

Fairfax, VA (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: This Pileated Woodpecker made its way to my deck and enjoyed eating at the suet feeder. An unexpected but pleasant surprise.

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Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon PowerShot G10

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7. BriarCraft
3:24 AM GMT on July 15, 2013
Woody Woodpecker!!!
I didn't know they like suet! But then they don't come around here, anyway. Just flickers.
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6. gardner48197
12:54 PM GMT on July 13, 2013
Very nice, lovely capture!!
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5. WeatherWise
11:44 AM GMT on July 13, 2013
WOW! How exciting! I would love to see my
pileated woodpeckers again! Thank you for
sharing! Who knows - maybe it is one of
my babies! GREAT shot!
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4. Proserpina
2:50 PM GMT on July 12, 2013
Juan, you are absolutely correct. I live in an urban area where most of the treed/forested areas are gone, yet I get deer in my yard. There is no place for them to breed, eat, live, so they come to my backyard to eat my flowers and shrubs. I literally allow them to do so, I feel sorry for the poor disinherited critters.
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3. JuanChaco
2:39 PM GMT on July 12, 2013
So! The progress of cities on rural areas weaken the populations of many animals by destroying their habitat! Here goes that with some rabbits, partridges, wild cats and foxes, pigeons, among many other animals. Greetings
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2. Proserpina
6:06 AM GMT on July 12, 2013
Thank you Juan. The Pileated Woodpecker was on the endangered list in my area for a long time. Recently I read that they have been taken off the list. Perhaps they are making a comeback. They are so beautiful, it would be a shame if they became extinct.
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1. JuanChaco
8:28 PM GMT on July 10, 2013
Very pretty. The bird red-headed woodpecker is disappearing from my regiĆ³n.
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