Thanks, Moose. I was just looking through my May shots to see if I had
missed any keepers. Focus isn't perfect but it was a moving target.
On 6/1/20 11:10 PM, Moose wrote:
On 6/1/2020 7:58 PM, Jim Nichols wrote:
The feeding gate on my vertical feeder is spring-loaded, to allow
small birds full access, and to prevent large birds from scattering
the seeds. Back in mid-May, I was experimenting with pre-load
weights to see what worked best. Large woodpeckers have difficulty
with this type of feeder unless they feed upside down, but, with the
heavy pre-load, and his own weight, this Red-Bellied Woodpecker was
left with a very small feeding gap. His expression displays his
I settled on a reduced pre-load, and peace prevailed.
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