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Sigma 50-500mm 4.5-6.3 APO OS HSM on K-3 Pileated woodpecker in the backyard today
Lens: Sigma 50-500mm 4.5-6.3 APO OS HSM Camera: K-3 Photo Location: Sarasota Florida, ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 1/500s Aperture: F6.3 
Posted By: blumoon722, 12-27-2018, 08:49 AM

Pileated woodpecker in the backyard

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12-27-2018, 08:55 AM   #2
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Excellent, nice capture.
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Nice capture of the Male Pileated. The female doesn't have the red stripe on her.
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Nice capture of the Male Pileated. The female doesn't have the red stripe on her.
Thanks. Do you mean the stripe behind his beak?

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Yes, the red stripe behind his beak.
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GEEEZZZZ!! What a beautiful capture. That lens and camera body is a very impressive combination. Thnx for uploading.

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Nice shot! Thanks for posting
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QuoteOriginally posted by photolady95 Quote
Yes, the red stripe behind his beak.
We call that red streak that the male Pileated exhibits the Pileated 'moustache' up here.

BTW, to the OP...great photograph of sometimes elusive bird.

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