Great Spotted Woodpecker
I have really wanted to photograph the woodpecker for some time now as they are regular visitors to the two sites that I have maintained over the winter and today I finally got round to it.
I sat in my hide for ages watching this chap going between two silver birch trees and stopping in between at this branch on a fallen tree. I was keen to try and capture something a bit different from the silver birch shots so I moved my hide slightly to try and get as even a background as possible, but given the bright conditions this was the best that I could manage. I know what I will be doing now the next time that I get out with the camera on a day with more cloud cover.