Red, White and Bl…ack (An Almost Patriotic Post)

As we celebrate Independence Day here in the U.S., many folks will be sporting their red, white and blue attire.  I wish I had a bird that boasted all three of those colors, but the best I could do was red, white and black.

This Red-bellied Woodpecker is a regular at the backyard Bark Butter branch, and since he comes closest to looking patriotic I figured he should have the spotlight in today’s post.

Well…I guess I should say that he can share the spotlight…because we all know that no post is complete these days without an appearance by Tucker, who started off keeping watch on the deck…

…but then quickly got bored and went off for some romping and racing.

He finished it off like he does every play session, with some lapping and some lounging. I know he’s a mutt, but there’s no denying this guy has a lot of Lab in him!

I’m finding it comical how just about everyday when we are out walking someone looks at him and exclaims, “Look at those feet!”  This guy is going to be a beast!

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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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8 Responses to Red, White and Bl…ack (An Almost Patriotic Post)

  1. Jodi says:

    Fun watching Tucker grow!

  2. The bird’s a beauty and so is Tucker! I enjoy watching his antics.

  3. Nancy says:

    Love seeing Tucker’s antics.

  4. A beautiful beast non the less Kathy, birds are beautiful too.
    Kath

  5. Beautiful shots of the woodpecker. What a character Tucker is. Love that he lays down in the water for a nap. Hope you had a great 4th, great post.

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