accidental magic

I’d taken dozens of photos of this little downy woodpecker as he spiraled around the branches he clung to, searching, I suppose, for a January snack.

I never got a great shot of him, too many branches, he was too quick, turning this way and that way, hopping from branch to branch.

And I didn’t know I had recorded his take-off until I loaded the photos from my camera onto my computer.

That was worth a big smile.

He was not at all afraid to fly.



I’m the same, keeping getting blurred shots of downy’s because of the branches. Haven’t managed to capture one in flight yet. I love it when we find surprises like that in our downloads. Smiling.

A lesson I need to learn from beautiful Mr. Woodpecker! 🙂 xoxo

Beautiful photo x

oh, I think that’s a wonderful shot of him..bravo!

Bird photos are difficult, aren’t they? This one, though. Magical!


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