Thursday, August 4, 2011

Handsome Red-headed Woodpecker

I found this Red-headed Woodpecker on a telephone pole not far from the Ft Lyon Canal in Otero County, CO yesterday. I think that this is such a gorgeous bird with it's brilliant red head with black and white body and wings. I also found an adult bird attending a likely nest cavity in an old cottonwood right next to the canal. SeEtta