An Acorn Woodpecker settles in to feast at the feeder.
Aware of the other birds and squirrels in the area, the woodpecker looks around.
The woodpecker admires the selection of seeds and nuts available.
Always on alert, the woodpecker checks again for trouble.
The woodpecker spots a rival bird.
As the Steller’s Jay lands on the feeder, the Acorn Woodpecker stands his ground.
The jay tries to intimidate the woodpecker by looking tall.
The woodpecker defiantly argues as the jay tries to move in.
A big dust -up between the Acorn Woodpecker and Steller’s Jay ensues.
And the winner is…the Acorn Woodpecker
The woodpecker considers the nut options in the feeder in peace.
Finally the woodpecker settles in to eat his fill!