They hopped about on the one foot. The foot was so large that it was very buoyant and the Monopods were able to row about on a lake floating on just their foot... er, feet
Anyway, Carol just bought a monopod for her camera and it brought to mind those characters in Guliver's Travels.
What's a monopod, you ask? Well, it's a tripod with two legs missing. It's designed to hold the camera steady (especially when the photographer is using a long telephoto lens), but allows the photographer to rotate the camera and pivot it up and down.
Using her new monopod Carol captured the shots below of a woodpecker in a tree in our front yard.
I figured for sure this was a red-headed woodpecker, right? For obvious reasons. But no, that was wrong. Here's another view. . .
No, that one doesn't help much, does it? Well, how about this last shot. . .
It turns out that our handbook identifies this bird as a red-BELLIED woodpecker. Who knew?
But as I mentioned in the title, he/she doesn't look much like Woody.
Oh, and the monopod worked great!)