I saw a woodpecker in our backyard!  I usually would ignore the birds and let them do their usual thing.

But this particular bird attracted my attention.  It was pecking on the trunk of the mango tree.  I was thinking, “this is not the birds we usually see everyday.  it must be a woodpecker.”  Sure enough it was.  It kept on pecking on the tree.  Then, I think it realized that there was a watcher nearby.  It hopped up to the top.

The woodpecker head was red and so was its wings.  It had a distinct crest.  I googled and found a nice clear picture of the bird … the “banded woodpecker” (Picus miniaceus) …

Courtesy of digdeep1962.blogspot.com


About kawiz

A working mother turned stay-at-home mom, who is managing her two toddlers and her twin babies on her own. As like any parent, she wants to provide the quality of life to her boys. To make ends meet, she's thinking of setting up an online business. Five years has passed, her business more focused on making local delicacies, be it malay or chinese delicacies. Her western cakes and desserts are popular among customers too.

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