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Daddy feeding Chicks
by watson_123

Happy Fathers Day to all you hard working Dads out there putting food on the table and teaching your kids life lessons. It was last year I took this photo of a Pileated Woodpecker male feeding his chicks. I observed this family last year for a couple of weeks sitting in the woods quietly for hours at a time and noticed it was the Dad that came in every single time to feed these babies, as well I got to see him clean their dirt from the nest cavity once. He was also the one that encouraged them all to fledge from the nest.


Earlier this year:





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kenpfister commented on "P.E.I. Teacup 2" 2017-06-24 7:29pm

Terrific composition!

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Sticks commented on "Mourning Cloak Butterfly" 2017-06-24 6:51pm

Cool angle :)

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Nina Marcucci commented on "fun with processing" 2017-06-24 3:46pm

Thanks ;-)

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RimasMiknev commented on "Rail Fence Close Up" 2017-06-24 12:16pm

Hi. Thanks for the compliment. No, this fence is not mine. I'm surrounded by privacy fence and chain link, lol.

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Yves Langlois
Yves Langlois commented on "Bumble Bee" 2017-06-24 6:25am

terrific shot. I dream of doing a "moving" shot with that précision and sharp focus. We can easily.make a poster form that quality of shot.

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Sticks commented on "Horsehair Worm" 2017-06-23 11:17pm

Far out Dale - that is really cool!!! Great focus, subject, and overall capture :) Thank you for sharing!

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Sticks commented on "Rail Fence Close Up" 2017-06-23 11:15pm

Cool shot - love fences. I was lucky to help put a Chilcotin log fence up in the territory - and I even had a cowboy teach me how to use fencing wire so the horses do not knock off the logs. I love the work. Did you make this one?

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Sticks commented on "Moonlight On Water" 2017-06-23 11:08pm

Great shot :) I love the texture the water gives for this photograph! Really groovy :)

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Sticks commented on "Misty Morning" 2017-06-23 11:06pm

Great shot - love it :) Thank you for sharing!

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Sticks commented on "Frost On Red Leaves" 2017-06-23 11:05pm

Great focal point, and I love the backdrop!

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