A Woodpecker , it's scientific name: Dendrocopos Syriacus.
This bird 21 – 23cm length, 34 – 38cm wingspan, weight 80 – 83gr approx., is a very evasive photo-model, swift bird , an east-Mediterranean inhabitant in small forests and gardens.
In the WS is another POV of the bird.
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JanD (0) 2010-05-07 0:02
Very fine trees, very fine branches. Magic bird. Good light and colors. Good contrast. Fine effect.
adramad (37997) 2010-05-07 7:26
Una bonita imagen que transmite el color y belleza de la primavera, el simpatico pajarillo ańade un punto muy simpatico a la imagen.
Have a nice weekend. Best regards.
bukitgolfb301 (35908) 2010-05-07 12:55
Hi my dear Ike
So wonderful shot indeed!!!
Nice framework makes this work more attractive. Good color tone and sharp but dlight contrast are quite attractive and marvelous. Blesseing on your nice work !
Thanks for sharing and have a good Saturday!
Budapestman (82620) 2010-05-07 14:02
a very nice impression of this lovely bird, the composition is attractive, nice lights and colours, Tfs! Have a nice weekend! Kellemes hétvégét kívánok!
dairose (154) 2010-05-07 16:14
Hi,Ike,well captured subject,like the colors of background.nice shot friend,
AKITA (15125) 2010-05-07 18:54
a lovely figure of woodpecker you took,
its red head and black and white wings are well captured,
and back violet blossoms and light blue sky are beautiful too,
thank you for your wonderful shot,
pajaran (52038) 2010-05-07 22:41
Dobar trenutak i tekst, lepo drvo sa cvetovima i ptica koja strpljivo pozira, prikazali ste dobrim bojama i lepom fotografijom.
Lep vikend, Paja.
A good time and text, beautiful tree with flowers and birds, which poses patiently, show you good color and beautiful photography.
Nice weekend, Paja.
Silvio1953 (122129) 2010-05-08 4:53
Ciao Ike, lovely woodpecker in nice pose, wonderful branches and beautiful natural colors, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
jmdias (55365) 2010-05-08 7:57
I am ever trying to take a shot of a bird like this but here they are very shy. interesting the bird, the lines of the tree and its flowers. it is a jacarandá-mimoso tree, it is native from southern-bolivia, northern-argentina , very usual worldwide
maloutim (9637) 2010-05-08 11:50
Good shot of this smart woodpecker whose colours blend very well with the colours of the branches.
But he seems to be enjoying the colourful bloom of the tree. What tree is it?
A good composition!
Thanks for sharing!
raszid62 (18583) 2010-05-12 1:28
כבשו לחלוטין נקר על קליפתו של העצים פרחו. יפה פרחים סגולים. אקסלנט הרכב.
emka (78852) 2011-01-10 15:06
How much wood would a woodpecker peck if a woodpecker could peck wood? This comes into my mind when I see wouldpecker. This one doesn't peck. Probably everyone learning English knows this phrase. But the tree here is also interesting. Such colour can have wisteria or jacaranda - here probably the last one.
delpeoples (53009) 2012-02-28 3:37
Ciao dear Ike
The first thing that strikes me about this photo is the beautiful purple tree. It looks alot like the Jacaranda Tree that grows here. Is it the same species? They make a spectacular photo subject. But also the unusual Woody Woodpecker, I have not seen one up close and he's very pretty. A well-exposed and well-composed shot of this unique sight.
Thanks for sharing, enjoy your day
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2012-02-28 4:11
What a nice pose this woodpecker is giving you. I like that tinge of red on its head. The purple flowers are nicely blurred to get more effective image. Very nicely captured with good lighting, sharpness and colors.
Cricri (106327) 2014-01-19 4:47
Bravo pour le coup d'śil et la prise de ce petit oiseau aux couleurs qui ce confond avec celle des troncs de l'arbre, belle version aussi en WS
Miguel82 (23367) 2014-09-11 16:07
Lovely picture Ike, a woodpecker on a branch of jacaranda tree, splendid purple flowers, that bird becomes famous through an anime
- Copyright: Ike Harel (ikeharel) (57144)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-05-01
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ35
- Exposure: f/5.0, 1/500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Theme(s): Birds, animals and other nature's creatures [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2010-05-06 23:40