Back in September, I shared a charming photo of a fat robin posing perfectly for the camera, taken from my apartment’s kitchen window in Astoria. We may live in New York City, but we get tons of great birds passing right between our row house and the house next door. It’s a little mini-flyway.
I bring to you the next installment of Astoria birding awesomeness: a woodpecker! He was harder to photograph, what with all the head-banging and what not. But still a charmer: