Downy Woodpecker (and a personal horror story for Halloween)

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The Downy Woodpecker is North America’s smallest woodpecker and even though they’re widespread and common on this continent I’ve had very little luck catching them out in the open. [...]

Red-naped Sapsucker – Sometimes Inappropriate Camera Settings Can’t Be Helped

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When you’re shooting in aperture priority, birds flitting into and out of shade can present an exposure problem. [...]