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The Red-headed Woodpecker (Immortal Verse Dedicated to Uma)

It's a common bird....woodpecker's the word....

red-headed wp on tree

It hops along the trunk of the the bare branches, it's plain to see.

060310 fp red-headed wpecker

Then it decides not to hop, and poses for me when it comes to a stop.

red-headed woodpecker 060310

It's soon ready, again, to set off, and thanks me for its photograph!

red-headed woodpecker about to fly
Tags: birding, forest, humour, photography, st louis, verse

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