Magnificent in Monochrome

This young Red-headed Woodpecker (who as of yet has no red on his head!) made his first solo appearance to the Bark Butter branch today.

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I have been waiting for this handsome guy to get close enough, and linger long enough, for me to get some better photos, so I was pleased when he obliged.

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Doesn’t he look like he’s a part of a an old black and white movie where I’ve colorized the scenery around him?



One day he will grow up to be vibrant and colorful like his folks…

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…but for now, I’d say he looks pretty magnificent in monochrome!


About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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13 Responses to Magnificent in Monochrome

  1. Wonderfully sharp shots of this handsome little bird!

  2. avian101 says:

    Good captures of the junior! I had RHW for nesting in my backyard for a few years and then left. I wish they return! Thanks for the post Kathy! 🙂

  3. Jodi says:

    Oh how exciting! I would not have known! 🙂

  4. Jill Kuhn says:

    Amazing how beautiful Jr. is in black and white! ❤️❤️❤️

  5. He has a beautiful shade of black and white! He looks great.

  6. He’s adorable, Kathy!

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