The sparrowhawk landed on top of the wooden post looking for its supper, which was hiding below it and out of its line of sight. The lesser spotted woodpecker remained perfectly still for over a minute while the menacing hawk swivelled its head looking for it. In the end the big bird lost interest and flew off, leaving the plucky woodpecker to live to fight another day. The amazing episode was captured by wildlife photographer Robert Fuller.

" Great Spotted Woodpecker hiding from its predator, the Sparrowhawk, directly underneath it. I've seen the hawk but not the woodpecker. Not like this of course.

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winter berries, food for our "feathered friends" in the bitter winters of New England

Ornate Hawk Eagle

Ornate Hawk-Eagle (Spizaetus ornatus) is a bird of prey from the tropical Americas

Colourful Birds, Jay, Nature, Colorful Birds

Falconer…. I want to learn to work with birds….On the top of my to do list when I move.

huntinghawks: Harris Hawk by Sue Warner I've always wanted to go hawking!

The rough-legged buzzard (Buteo lagopus), also called the rough-legged hawk is a medium-large bird of prey. It is found in Arctic and Subarctic regions of North America and Eurasia during the breeding season and migrates south for the winter :  It was traditionally also known as the rough-legged falcon  in such works as John James Audubon's The Birds of America.

Rough-legged Hawk by Earl Reinink. Also known as the Rough-legged Buzzard (Buteo lagopus) is medium-large bird of prey & found in Arctic & Subarctic regions of North America and Eurasia during the breeding season, migrating south for the winter.


Woodpeckers In Southern Oregon Have Evolved

Northern flicker - they are such a nuisance!--drumming on the metal top of our chimney and screeching like King Kong calling in the jungle.

Rosette spoonbill

I love this PINK board by:Heike-Janyn Schramm High Key Spoonbill; by Michael Pancier Photography

Goldfinch. They usually arrive in pairs but had seven in the #garden once. I'm hoping to see some of these during my Big #Garden #Birdwatch. How about you?

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