Red-bellied Woodpecker, Livingston, New Jersey, 230711

July 23, 2011

When watching the House Sparrow, Common Grackles, and Northern Cardinals at the bird feeder on my cousin’s deck, I suddenly found a


there, too!

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Here it is, at the feeder: wdpkr at fder rhs 230711 nj I don't know if it's a he or a she, but the bird flew in repeatedly: wdpkr at fdr  2 230711 nj In true politician style, it sat on the fence: wdpkr rt lkng 230711 nj And then went to the neighbour's tree to look for insects on the trunk: rb wpkr in tree 230711 nj I still don't know, when it has such a lovely red nape and red eyes, why call it a Red-*BELLIED* Woodpecker! Photobucket