Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Now you see it, now you don't

Here are two photos of a lovely Red-bellied Woodpecker. They were taken seconds apart by Lloyd Spitalnik, an accomplished nature photographer, whose website you can see by clicking on the link below. [ ]

If you look closely at the first photo you'll see something rarely captured on film or photograph: the woodpecker's specially adapted, long, long tongue.