The Acorn Woodpecker

The noisiest woodpecker around, the acorn woodpecker never seems to stop squawking.

While sitting in my tree stand during archery season, a couple acorn woodpeckers kept me entertained while perching within a few feet of me. Here are some of the better photos taken.

These woodpeckers are very animated.

These woodpeckers are very animated.

Their backs are coal black, making them somewhat difficult as subjects.

Their backs are coal black, making them somewhat difficult as subjects.

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This one flew into the sunlight and landed for a drink at the pond.

This one flew into the sunlight and landed for a drink at the pond.

 

These birds are very entertaining. They are by far the most common woodpeckers on our ranch.

 

 

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