Guess Who Is Knocking?

I was minding my own business checking email, returning comments, and thinking about what I want to post when suddenly I heard terrible knockings. I recognized the noises that woodpecker does, but the sound today was very sharp since it was metal that I heard.

Sure enough, it was this gorgeous woodpecker, pecking at the corner of my roof and hit the metal part of it. He/she was at it for quite a while, and insisted on that particular area. Today was a busy day for woodpeckers as I saw at least three others around my home.

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15 comments:

AngelaFaithH August 26, 2013 1:13 pm  

I wonder if they are trying to get winter storage or something. I noticed the movement of woodpeckers as well. This is an awsome post.

Poetic Shutterbug August 26, 2013 2:03 pm  

Icy, how cool is that to have those little guys around. You got a great shot.

Linda Kittmer August 26, 2013 3:29 pm  

That's too funny. My mom used to knock back when a woodpecker knocked on our house. There would be a brief pause and then the woodpecker would knock again. It was almost as though they were having a conversation. LOL

Gary Phillips August 26, 2013 3:37 pm  

Interesting post!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

EG CameraGirl August 26, 2013 4:06 pm  

Hmmm. I hope they aren't finding bugs there!

Fun60 August 26, 2013 4:19 pm  

How lucky to be able to observe the woodpeckers so closely.

Snap August 26, 2013 4:56 pm  

What a surprise. A fun visitor. Great post.

eileeninmd August 26, 2013 6:40 pm  

Always nice to see them visit. Cute shots of the woodpecker!

Cynthia August 26, 2013 6:53 pm  

It looks like a young one. Maybe he hasn't figured out the difference between roofs and trees yet!

Judy SheldonWalker August 26, 2013 9:29 pm  

So pretty!!

Ekaterina Trayt August 27, 2013 8:55 pm  

Lovely birds!
Here in Finland I saw and heard woodpeckers knock on a street lamp during mating season - it resonated very far. :)

betchai August 28, 2013 12:02 am  

ahhhh, such a beautiful guest, I would be so excited if I hear him knocking on our door, oh no, not on our door, on the tree nearby :)

ZielonaMila August 28, 2013 1:29 am  

Interesting post:) Greetings

Self Sagacity August 28, 2013 11:36 pm  

So how did you even take those photos? Being that the bird is so high up?

Indrani August 31, 2013 3:37 am  

I think they are hungry. Great captures.

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