"Acorn Woodpecker (portrait)."
Looking beak-to-beak with an Acorn Woodpecker reminds me of the fantastic masks that some Native American tribes used to make for use in certain religious ceremonies.
Behind the lens.
It's harder than you might think to get at eye level with an Acorn Woodpecker. They usually prefer perches high up in the oak trees.
Acorn WoodpeckerbirdArizonaJohn Ashley