as though someone was knocking. They were but not at the door. It took me a while to locate the visitor.
Someone or something was hammering metal.
I found the source.
I am standing in the bath tub, contorting to get this picture out the screened window. The pipe is a wood stove pipe from the basement. I guess the wood pecker thought it would make a wonderful house. This pipe is straight with the house but the way I had to curl and shoot, didn't show up very well. The rocks on the outside of the house were in the way, too.
When I could stretch no more,
I decided to try to sneak up on it outside. I was caught and the wood pecker flew to the safety of the trees.