For the past two days, I have been watching this mama woodpecker teaching her baby how to find the bugs in the redwood tree. She is still feeding him while she's teaching him to find his own. The only way to capture them is through the kitchen window. They are moving around so quickly, it's hard to get a clear shot. But it's fun to watch them until the marauding magpies come and chase them away.
Mama's on the bottom, checking each spot for the delicious pincher bugs.
She shows him another good spot.
He needs to figure this out on his own so he can have his own baby woodpeckers one day.