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Pileated Woodpecker has inspired various common names

I received an email recently from Tom and Helen Stetler. The Stetlers live in Elizabethton and often attend bird walks offered by the Elizabethton Bird Club. 850 more words


The Woody Hike

I’m not a woody expert but I have read that it’s rare to find two in the same area. I think unless they are a couple. 61 more words

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Pileated Woodpecker #11

A Pileated Woodpecker looking for grubs in an old died fallen tree. This image is from the fall of 2012 and I’m not sure if I have used this one before or not. 16 more words


Fall Jack Pine understory

Huckleberries plants now with red leaves makes it real easy to also notice the blue to black fruit.

Huckleberries really show their numbers in this Jack Pine forest come fall, click on the photo to see the numerous berries. 138 more words


Pileated Bandit

Did you know that Pileated Woodpeckers like fresh apples?

Pileated woodpeckers are to apples like seals are to salmon!  They only eat what they want from one apple then moved to the next.   35 more words


Wetlands Wandered.

Yesterday was a beautiful Autumn day for the Pacific North West, and I had the luck of being able to spend it at not one but two local wetlands locations. 984 more words


Apples to Apples and Sweet Gums to Sweet Gums

I’ve been corresponding with Mississippi-based searcher Christopher Carlisle both privately and on Facebook, and our conversations have inspired some additional thoughts on bark scaling and led me to revisit Cornell’s 2006-2007 final report, which includes two interesting photos of Pileated Woodpecker work on sweet gums taken by Martjan Lammertink in Congaree National Park. 967 more words