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    Red Breasted Sapsucker

    Stopped in at one of my spots today to find a pair of these guys gathering food for their young. The trees were full of fresh holes in the bark, sap dripping all over. The bugs were no doubt attracted to the sweet sap although got caught in it for the birds return trip.

    Red Breasted Sapsucker

    Yeah....I see ya!
    Red Breasted Sapsucker

    Ladybug escaping
    Red Breasted Sapsucker

    This little Downy Woodpecker sat in a tree and waited for the larger Sapsucker to leave....then swooped in and gathered a quik lunch on the Saps hard work and left quickly.
    Red Breasted Sapsucker

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    Re: Red Breasted Sapsucker

    Great shots Paul, the bird looks akin to a woodpecker, I,m drawn to #3 the ladybird in the beak and the sap flowing,
    Best Wishes Pat

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    Re: Red Breasted Sapsucker

    Thanks Pat. The Red Breated Sapsucker actually is a Woodpecker.

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    Re: Red Breasted Sapsucker

    Nice shots. #2 is a great angle.

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    Re: Red Breasted Sapsucker

    Great shots Paul. Colours and light are brilliant.

    Dave

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    Re: Red Breasted Sapsucker

    Thanks Bobo, he was checking me out pretty good right then.

    Thanks Dave, the light was either a tad harsh or shadowed but I made the best of it I think. I was just happy to get them feeding so heavily.

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    Re: Red Breasted Sapsucker

    Really great images. What lens are you using for these?

    I love #1

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    Re: Red Breasted Sapsucker

    Thanks Tommy, I used my 70-400G from Sony. I really like this lens.

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    Re: Red Breasted Sapsucker

    Great shots, beautiful bird. Well done Paul.

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