Summer Flickers

“We had a pair of woodpeckers nest in an old rotted tree in our backyard back in June. After some research, I found out they were yellow-shafted Northern Flickers also known as the Yellowhammer, the state bird of Alabama. I spent some time waiting for the parents to arrive at the nest and listening to the incessant calls of the hungry nestlings. I think I was just as impatient as the nestlings; we were all happy when they would finally arrive again, for me to capture them in photographs and the nestlings to get another meal…”

Want to know more about these gorgeous birds? Just click a photo to enlarge and read the captions…

Thanks for viewing this gallery (-:

Happy Shooting!

-K. Wyatt

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