Friday, September 04, 2009


Sometimes words are superfluous and objects stand on their own. This is a pristine feather found in the garden from a Northern Flicker woodpecker.

Woodpecker photo credit Nature's Pics

Often they wake me in the morning by drumming on the side of the house. Not really popular at 5am, but still beautiful.


Robyn Sinclair said...

Fantastic bird, Jeanette - who could resist painting that.

I'm always picking up feathers - think I'm a candidate for bird flu?

A Brush with Color said...

Wonderful photos, Jeanette! We get North American flickers here at our feeders on our deck, and they're spectacularly dramatic birds. I just love watching them--right now, we have a pair of them who visit us daily.

Teresa Mallen said...

Yup, lovely photos...I too am always picking up feathers. Yesterday's walk yielded two new turkey feathers.

Anonymous said...

How soft and delicate they are!

Valerie Jones said...

That feather is gorgeous! It looks like a painting, all in itself.