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Sunday, January 9, 2011

The Firewood Cafe

This Hairy Woodpecker found our firewood pile full of appetizing treats.
She pounded her beak against the wood . . .
. . . as she searched for  a snack hidden under the bark.
My speckled visitor squeaked as it clamored over our fuel . . .
Tilting its head, listening for the tiny rustle that signals food.
I watched with an intensity that was matched and multiplied by the woodpecker's search - until it was time for both of us to move on.


      

1 comment:

NCmountainwoman said...

Isn't it wonderful to see the birds doing what they do naturally? Great photographs.