As I was leaving the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma for the day, I spotted this Downy Woodpecker With Beetle.

During the summer and winter, Downy Woodpeckers forage on trees by picking at the bark’s surface. Insects are their main food source, but they also eat seeds and berries.

Downy Woodpecker With Beetle

Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens) With Beetle

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS R7
  • Lens: RF100-500 mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM

Technical:

  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date and Time Taken: January 13, 2023 (12:32 P. M.)
  • Exposure Mode: Manual
  • Aperture: f7.1
  • Shutter speed: 1/4000
  • ISO: 1250 (Auto)
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Back-button Focus
  • Animal Eye Single Point Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: 0 EV
  • Focal Length: 500 mm