POTD 5/20/22

May 20, 2022  •  1 Comment

EYE PROTECTION - Most birds have a third eyelid called the nictitating membrane, a thin translucent or clear membrane that flicks across the eye from front to back to protect the eye while still allowing some vision. Woodpeckers, like this male Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, close it as their bill hits wood.


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Becky(non-registered)
How do you capture this on film? Simply amazing!
Thank you for sharing your spectacular pics of nature.
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