Female Hairy Woodpecker


The Hairy Woodpecker is occasionally seen in the Vancouver area, if you're fast enough! These lively birds do not migrate. We made several attempts to capture an image of this female who kept moving about trying to have a meal. Since a digital camera was used, we were not worried about wasting film - as we had space for over 100 exposures in the camera's memory card. We have

Note: This image is a crop from the original image. The entire frame of the original image is shown on the right.