Woodpecker feather

A feather of the great spotted woodpecker, based on a wonderful photo by Michael Maggs (via Wikipedia, under the creative commons licence). We were lucky enough to have a family of these birds visit the garden last year, and they still occasionally pop by for a takeaway at the feeders. I’ve not been lucky enough to find any of their discarded feathers however. Having seen Michael’s fantastic picture, I’ll definitely keep looking.

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2 thoughts on “Woodpecker feather

  1. I love stopping by your blog and checking out your latest work … you really demonstrate how “everyday” things are so beautiful in their simplicity. Thank you for sharing =)

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