You can see the tiny vibrantly colored flower buds that the bird is hanging onto.
I posted a close-up of the flower bud five days ago. These flower buds are amazingly beautiful.
We have seen this pair of Gila woodpeckers around for the past 6 years, but we have never seen them on the cactus. Generally, the woodpeckers are trying to peck holes into the mesquite trees.
Today is Sunday, which means travel photos. Check out the awesome travel photos of thirty year old iridescent claims in Aitutaki at Viva la Voyage!