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~Friday's Feathered Friend - Pileated Woodpecker~

The Pileated Woodpecker - red crest extending from forehead to nape, large black bill, scarlet mustache, white chin, white line from base of bill crosses face to back of neck and extends down neck to side and has a solid black back. 341 more words

On The Road

Pileated Woodpecker

Until recently I’d never seen a pileated woodpecker, despite regularly willing one to appear and repeatedly coming across evidence of their existence – huge rectangular holes carved into trees are a tell-tale sign. 485 more words


Slow Spring

The end of March and beginning of April have been cool and wet. Spring is progressing, but seemingly very slowly. Here are a few images from the past week. 108 more words

OR Birding Sites

~A Few Birds from Fairview Riverside State Park and #359~

A few more bird photos from Fairview Riverside State Park. And, number 359, a new sighting!

When I first spotted this beautiful little warbler, I though it was a new sighting; however, after checking my records I had seen it previously. 152 more words

On The Road

Woody Was Here

On the north side of Church Street, just west of John, there’s a big old sugar maple tree.  Perhaps it was one of the trees planted in 1878.   308 more words


Pileated Woodpecker

This large beautiful bird is a frequent visitor in Calabogie.

I did this watercolour from a photograph I took last summer.

Many trees in the area bear the marks of  their foraging. 50 more words