Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Female Williamson's, dressed for blending in

Female Williamson's Sapsuckers are not boldly plumaged like their male counterparts. Like in many bird species, females of this species have plumage that blends in with it's environment which is important so when they are nesting they do not draw too much attention to themselves (and where their nest site is located) by possible predators. SeEtta