About us: We own the Wild Birds Unlimited nature shop in East Lansing, Michigan,
a store that provides a wide variety of supplies to help you enjoy the birdwatching hobby.

This blog was created to answer frequently asked questions & to share nature stories and photographs.
To contribute, email me at bloubird@gmail.com.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Closer look at a baby red-bellied woodpecker

A couple of Red-Bellies; the male was feeding the chick.  "The act" was taking place behind the tree, so I didn't get any pics of the actual exchange, but still the pic is interesting for a couple of reasons:  
1) you don't usually get a shot of a Red-Belly's belly, and 
2)  I found the youngster's cocoa-colored head to be kind of a surprise. 

Thank you Lynn for sharing your wonderful photos and observations! If anyone would like to share a photograph of nature send it to bloubird@gmail.com

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