Douglas Goodell Photography

"Feeding Junior"

Male Downy Woodpeckers, 
Ridgewood, NJ"

One day only the downy's fed their young on the perches near our feeders. Here the adult is on top with the juvenile on the lower side -- and yes the juvenile looks as large as the adult.  Notice the different positions of the red patch; by late summer the patch on the youngster will also be at the back of the head. Shot on Provia-F film at ISO 160 with a 600mm lens at f-4 and 1/200sec.

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Edition limit is 30 prints 8x10 and larger.

Image No. 7118-35

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