Out With A Bang

Our smallest woodpecker, the Downy, (Picoides pubescens) is also the boldest in terms of its tolerance of people.
Note how the inner eyelid closes on contact.
The red patch marks this as a male. This is a Kentucky Coffee Tree.
I’m usually long abed by midnight, so here’s a virtual “happy new year!” Anything better than this head-banging last one…

1 Response to “Out With A Bang”

  1. 1 chuxpix65 January 1, 2021 at 8:08 am

    Here’s to a hopefully Happy New Year!!!
    Your daily posts have been a source of joy and distraction from 2020.
    Thank you!

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