Downey Woodpecker

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Jim Strathearn, May 1, 2007.

  1. We seem to have a run of Downey's lately. We can have as many as 6 on the feeders at any one time... Here are two:

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  2. Lowolf

    Lowolf

    Jan 26, 2006
    Oregon
    great captures
     
  3. Very nice closeups.
     
  4. Wow Jim
    Really nice
     
  5. BirdLady

    BirdLady

    Jan 8, 2006
    Alabama
    Excellent pictures, Jim!
     
  6. Those are nice shots there Jim.

    George.
     
  7. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    The first one is as good as you can get! Outstanding image!

    I can't seem to get Downy's with any regularity. Anything special at your feeders that keep them coming back?
     
  8. Thanks!

    Thanks Alex.

    Thanks Bob. They are a little easier then looking for eagles... :rolleyes:

    Thanks Debbie!

    Thanks George.
     
  9. Thanks Andy!

    We have a feeder with suet baskets on each end. The Downey's love the suet. (The suet also brings in the Red Bellied...) I also bait a dead tree with peanuts, although I haven't started doing that yet this year. This is the most Downey's I've seen here ever. We are also seeing a lot of Blue-jays, although they don't stay around long enough to pose...
     
  10. Nice shots!

    Anthony
     
  11. Thanks Anthony!
     
  12. Vienna Pics

    Vienna Pics

    Nov 14, 2005
    Virgnia
    Great shots Jim! I hope they are still there for the BBQ...
     
  13. They are here year round. I'll have them baited to a dead tree trunk for the BBQ. Sound like a plan?
     
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