I was going through old hard drives clearing files I did not need or want anymore and I came across some images I took along the path of a Flicker Nest. This was from the Celery Farm Natural Area in Allendale NJ. The nest was right on the main path that goes around Lake Appert and was at eye level. Seemed strange to build a nest on a heavily walked path. I kept a long distance from the nest to not bother the nest. But others just walked right up to it. So I got a series of images and moved on so not to disturb them, even though others did not seem to give them space. But having people close by did not seem to bother them. All images were with a Canon 100-400mm lens @ 350-400mm with a Canon 20D (Full-frame equivalent ~560mm to 640mm)
That’s amazing how they are just packed in there!
Yes! Plus it looked painful to feed them!
Looks like a hungry brood! Love that red chevron on the back of the head.
Yes! It was fun to watch them! And more fun to photograph them!
Another fabulous set of photos, Reed! Adorable and beautiful, these are a delight!!
Thanks so much Donna! Hope you Have a Great Photo New Year!😊
Thanks Reed, going to give it my all! 🙂
Very nice, Reed! We also came upon a flicker nest on a well walked path. I wondered about that too.😏
Thanks Belinda! And hope you have a Happy & Safe New Year!
What a remarkable find! And at eye level, no less! These photos are just spectacular, Reed – I’m so glad you re-discovered them!
Thanks so much! Being retired gives me time to go through older images to see what I can find that might be interesting to post! Before work would get in the way!
So glad you found these!
I’ve been trying to capture an image of a flicker for months! They are just too speedy for me 🙂
Yes! But keep trying! They are fun photo subjects!😊