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Gila Woodpecker

Melanerpes uropygialis

From the heart of Tucson, a shy Gila Woodpecker peering out from its nest cavity in a large Saguaro cactus.  I love being able to capture the bird peeking out from the hole, bu treally like this one because of the angle that makes it look like he's in an impossibly small cavity for his size. It just worked out that the partially hollowed out "flutes" of the saguaro on the camera side cover most of the larger edges of the hole.  

Gila Woodpecker - Melanerpes uropygialis

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