Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Fine-spotted Woodpecker

The Fine-spotted Woodpecker (Campethera punctuligera) is a common woodpecker in West Africa and a specialized ant and termite eater. I have observed this bird at the Fajara Golf Course in Banjul in Gambia. They are little shy but always in motion.

Fine-spotted Woodpecker (Campethera punctuligera)  at the Fajara Golf Course

Fine-spotted Woodpecker (Campethera punctuligera)

Fine-spotted Woodpecker (Campethera punctuligera)

Shared with Wild Bird Wednesday.

14 comments:

  1. It is a pretty woodpecker! Awesome shots! Have a happy day!

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  2. Very nice capture, I only ever see them fly past

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  3. Fantastic images of this little Woodpecker

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  4. Great photos of the Woodpecker. Such a beautiful bird.

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  5. my gosh! what a beauty!! such lovely feather patterns and colors!

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  6. What a handsome woodpecker! Great captures.

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  7. not only a fine woodpecker. It is fine shots too. Love the soft colors in them :)

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  8. These are quite exceptional photos. Thanks for sharing.

    Have a nice day.

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  9. The last one is perfect...so lovely with the tree and long delicate needles on it...

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  10. What a lovely woodpecker. The spotted back is very pretty.

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  11. Wonderful photos of this lovely bird!

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  12. Stunning images, of an absolutely gorgeous species of bird. Wonderful share!

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  13. Thats a cracking looking bird - I really like woodpeckers, but they are not found in Australia.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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