01 July 2014

Great spotted woodpecker






The male is feeding the chick(s). I can't be sure, but I'm 
guessing there were several chicks because they were very noisy.
There are usually between 4 and 7 chicks.
Porvoo 15.6.2014.

I'm linking to Wild Bird Wednesday.


44 comments:

  1. Vi satte visst in bilder på samma gång ikväll ,har inte sett hackspettens ungar ute i naturen ,du hade tur som fick dom så bra på bild ,kram Nette

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    1. Tack Nette! Jag har hört dem många gånger, men det var förstå gången som nån tittade ut ur boet.

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  2. How delightful finding this family! The male is gorgeous and those babies poking their heads out to be fed couldn't be more adorable! great photos! An amazing find!

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  3. Fantastic images. What a sight to see.

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    1. Thank you Adam! It was a very special moment.

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  4. wonderful to see the parents feeding the chicks.

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  5. Una preciosa y simpática serie la del pica pinos alimentando a su prole. Un abrazo,

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  6. Great photos of the woodpeckers and they look so cute with the head poking out of the hole.

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  7. A superb sequence of images Gunilla.

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  8. nice to see it in the nest. :)

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  9. How wonderful to be able to photograph these birds at the nest hole!

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    1. Thank you Pat! There were several nests there, but this was the only one I saw the chicks at.

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  10. nu blev jag avis. Vilken grej att få se! :)

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  11. Cute series on your woodpecker.. I just love the woodies.. Have a happy week!

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    1. Thank you Eileen! I love them too. Have a great week!

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  12. This is just totally awesome Gunilla. Wow...who would guess so many to feed at once....the parents must be exhausted.

    GREAT series...truly.

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    1. Thank you Anni! I can't be sure how many there were. Only room for one at a time to look out. :)

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  13. A wonderful family of woodpeckers! Nice photos!

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  14. Oh wonderful shots Gunilla, am glad you have the lens for them. Mine is not capable of getting that close, lovely birds.

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  15. Oh! This is a wonderful series! Now I know you live in a magic village! A beautiful bird and to see him feeding the babies is perfect! (He is a modern daddy isn't he!....;))

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    1. Thank you Sallie! I love walking around my old hometown like a tourist. :)

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  16. How marvelous and that is a whole lot of woodies that will be taking in a whole lot of bugs...got to love those bug eating birds, plus they are so lovely too~

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    1. Thank you Mary! I love woodies and we seem to have a lot of them.

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  17. oh, lovely to see these productive parents looking after their brood Gunilla; lovely series

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  18. Åh, så festligt och spännande med hackspettsungar!
    Fina påpassliga bilder!
    Tack för din kommentar!
    Trevlig sommar till dig med! Kram Pia

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    1. Tack så mycket Pia! Trevlig sommar!

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  19. Great photos! I love woodpeckers. They are so beautiful and that knock knock knock against a tree is unmistakable.

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  20. Great to find a woodpecker nest and then also to shoot ay oung woodpecker.
    I'd really like you stood beside Gunilla :-)

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