Thursday doors…open door

Posted: November 19, 2015 in Nature, Thursday doors, Uncategorized
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“The door’s always open” certainly applies to this residence.  The door to the home of this gilded flicker woodpecker, though, might not seem friendly to most, guarded as it is by the long spines of the saguaro cactus.  This particular cactus doesn’t appear particularly happy with the occupancy or perhaps it’s just seen something shocking.  Whatever it is, the home owner seems quite unfazed.

To view more doors, click on the link to Norm’s “Thursday Doors” challenge, (today’s link highlighted.) You’ll find the link to his blog here.

copyright janet m. webb 2014

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Comments
  1. Reblogged this on My Choice and commented:
    If you look well see than also the second ‘face’. See it???

  2. What a wonderful find Janet, not only for the beautiful bird but also the incredibly expressive cactus! A very special home indeed!

  3. Dan Antion says:

    That’s a fun picture. Great choice for Doors!

  4. What an interesting door and handsome resident. 🙂

  5. Norm 2.0 says:

    Cute little guy. Very original Janet – well done 🙂

  6. tgeriatrix says:

    Wonderful entry! And it would fit perfectly to the challenge of Rosenruthie: I see faces: http://rosenruthie.de/2015/11/01/i-see-faces-41/

  7. joey says:

    That just might be my favorite cactus door ever, because it’s certainly the first I’ve seen! It looks like the bird put a mouth on the cactus’s face! Great photo!

  8. bythebriny says:

    What a great shot, love the humour.

  9. Thanks for the joyful image…

  10. A tree man with a flicker for a tongue. Great!

  11. Oh, how cute is that. Great photograph, well done.

  12. jan says:

    How delightful!

  13. Geert Smits says:

    Reblogged this on WitchWithaView and commented:
    I just love it!

  14. incredible and imaginative interpretation of “door”.

  15. This is absolutely fantastic!

  16. What an unexpected, delightful find! Like a satisfying plot twist in a novel, that definitely not what I thought I would see as the photo slowly loaded. Definitely put a smile on my face. 🙂

  17. klara says:

    unbelievable! I have never seen a cactus hosting birds and this one is amazingly ‘decorated’ – looks like a face of owl. what a find!

    • Klara, these cacti, the saguaro, seems to host lots of birds. My parents live in Arizona, so I see quite a few cacti bird houses when I’m there. But this one was special. I love the “face” on the cacti as well as the bird peeking out.

      janet

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