Thursday, May 02, 2013

Sapsucker menage a trois - or not

A highlight of the recent Audubon chapter spring bird walk was the antics of three Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers who were clearly trying to work out relationships among themselves. I assumed that there were two males vying for the attention of one female. But, instead of following them with binoculars, I snapped away with my camera. At home later, I realized that there were two females vying for one rather coy male. Here is a sampling from the entertainment ...






Good Birding!!

3 comments:

Chris Rohrer said...

Really great shots of these birds. What nice finds! We don't find them often here.

Dawn Fine said...

Great photos! Happy spring to you!

eileeninmd said...

Pretty shots of the Sapsucker. Happy Birding!

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