Smile! The world is a beautiful place (^_^)

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A bit early, but wishing you all HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

I’m off on vacation, see you again in 2016 πŸ™‚

Here are two pictures of a male Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) I took this morning.

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18 responses

  1. Beautiful shots of a spectacular woodpecker that I have never seen before, even in photos. Have a wonderful holiday trip and I look forward, Camilla, to seeing you on your blog in 2016.

    December 13, 2015 at 2:44 PM

    • Thanks Mike! I hope you’ve had a good start of the new year as well. πŸ™‚

      January 3, 2016 at 12:26 PM

  2. Hi. These are great. I think you must live with all these birds! Or are they just good neighbours?
    Happy travelling, wherever you may be! Have a good one. βœˆοΈπŸ˜„πŸ˜„

    December 13, 2015 at 4:24 PM

    • Thanks John! This woodpecker turned up in my backyard, the first and only time I’ve seen one here. I hope you’ve had a good start of 2016! πŸ™‚

      January 3, 2016 at 12:27 PM

  3. Fabulous photos! The first looks like he’s eyeing the camera.

    Happy holidays to you, too. Have a safe trip and bring back lots of photos for us.

    December 13, 2015 at 4:38 PM

    • Thanks a lot! πŸ™‚ I hope you’ve had a good start of the new year too!

      January 3, 2016 at 12:28 PM

  4. Hoping your vacation is superb! πŸ™‚

    December 13, 2015 at 10:49 PM

    • Thanks Tom! I hope you’ve had a good holiday too! πŸ™‚

      January 3, 2016 at 12:28 PM

  5. Happy vacation! The images are superb! I’ve never seen this woodpecker before. What a beauty it is.

    December 14, 2015 at 3:35 PM

    • Thanks Deborah! πŸ™‚ I hope you’ve had a good one too!

      January 3, 2016 at 12:30 PM

  6. Such gorgeous shots, I love the amazing detail you captured.

    December 16, 2015 at 6:49 AM

  7. Isn’t he handsome! It’s interesting how similar woodpeckers are all over the world. Have a wonderful holiday!

    December 17, 2015 at 4:21 AM

    • Thanks Lynn! πŸ™‚ I hope you’ve had a good one too!

      January 3, 2016 at 12:33 PM

  8. Enjoy your vacation Camilla.. Me too! Merry Christmas and a fabulous new year!

    December 17, 2015 at 8:01 PM

    • Thanks Adrian! πŸ™‚ Wishing you a fantastic 2016!

      January 3, 2016 at 12:33 PM

  9. Happy holidays to you too

    December 21, 2015 at 11:40 PM

    • Thanks! I hope you’ve had a good one too! πŸ™‚

      January 3, 2016 at 12:34 PM

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