Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon

Pileated Head Shot

Pileated Head Shot

This is a close up shot of the Pileated Woodpecker I spotted on May 31, 2013, at the Ridgefield NWR.  He leaned a little to the right of the snag he was pecking on, leaving just white sky as the background.  I typically prefer some color in the background but here the white sky seems to set off the bird’s colors nicely.  I was 20-25 feet from the bird,  Canon 5D Mark III, 1/4000, f6.3, ISO 2500, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens.

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