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Winter snack II

Yesterday, I was walking through the woods when I noticed pieces of bark falling through the air. I assumed that this activity was caused by hyperactive squirrels and was shocked when I looked up to see a Pileated Woodpecker high in the trees. 208 more words


Benson State Park

A woodpecker walks into a bar and asks: “Is the bar tender here?”

Hah! The inspiration to find that joke came from an incidental bird sighting on Monday. 176 more words

Birding Trips

Pileated times two

It’s a great day when I get to see our largest woodpecker, the Pileated, in the open and can get organized quickly enough to get some photos of the bird.   511 more words


Return of the Pileated Woodpecker and Friends

We are always happy to see “Woodrow,” our Pileated Woodpecker come by our feeders for a snack. On a bitterly cold morning of about -10F a number of birds did venture out to get some food. 21 more words


Birding sustains

It’s been cold.  Cold.  COLD.  Tree limbs rattling in the wind sounded like popping fireworks the cold has been so cold.  Beyond frigid, we entered into intense arctic cold.   414 more words


Pileated Woodpecker

I heard it before I saw it. At first it was working in a shaded area where I took a few shots then he flew into a dead tree right beside me. 45 more words

Bird Photography

The Pros and Cons of Trail Cams

Frank wrote this up and asked me to post it.

Recently, we’ve received several messages, and another blogger has mentioned the use of game cameras – also referred to as trail cams, or camera traps – as aids in searching for Ivory-billed Woodpeckers. 1,090 more words

Ivory-billed Woodpecker