A number of years ago, we were delighted to welcome a Red-headed Woodpecker to our garden. He didn't stay for long, but he did take a few moments to check out our peanut feeder. We did manage to get a rather blurry photo or two. We hadn't seen one since then...until now! Yesterday, one of those beauties returned and we managed to capture a short video, along with a few photos. As many of you will know, it is so very difficult to try to capture some decent photos....you don't want to scare the bird before getting anything; you're so excited, it's tough to get the camera in focus and many of them don't stay still for long! We are really hoping he might return, but, who knows....at least we spotted him yesterday!
Extreme heat & humidity have returned; please take care....make sure everyone stays hydrated; check on elderly neighbours & those with health issues along with young children. As for pets, provide a cool spot & plenty of water. Birds & critters appreciate & need water too!