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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Juvenile Female Pileated Woodpecker

"Juvenile Female Pileated Woodpecker" by Debbie Oppermann. A Pileated Woodpecker is a very large, striking, forest bird with red crest, white and black plumage that sounds like a jack hammer while searching for food in the forest. You can hear them for sure but as soon as you get close enough for a shot, they're gone. This juvenile female Pileated Woodpecker was more interested in foraging for the ants on the ground than caring about how close I was to her. Lucky me, as I was almost on top of her I was so close!

TAGS: Canada, Closeup, Ontario, Wildlife, Woodpecker

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Guelph, Canada
Member since 2014
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Debbie Oppermann.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2018
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 14, 2018, 6:55 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 80D
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO5000
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