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Three Months and a Whole Lotta Trees

Now that I’m recovered from NaBloPoMo…

Three months until my A.T. start date! I am now counting the days in double digits. Scary! I’m staying busy. 352 more words

Appalachian Trail

Hairy and Red-Bellied Woodpecker Share A Meal

I don’t usually spend too much time taking pictures of birds at my feeders, but this was a cool moment outside my window I was happy to see.  62 more words


Hairy woodpecker (haiga)

tap tap tap
taps the tree skillfully
busy woodpecker

hairy woodpecker
dines on black sunflower seeds
shoves sparrow aside

© Tournesol ’14


It's Woodpecker Wednesday!

Here are a female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, a female Downy Woodpecker, and the boisterous  Red-bellied Woodpecker.  All were spotted in my yard or in a almost dead pine tree across the street.   31 more words

Bird Watching

Hairy Woodpecker and Downy Woodpecker

Downy Woodpeckers are quite common here in Alberta as well as the Hairy Woodpecker but it is usually more likely to see the Downies.The two look very similar but there are ways to tell them apart. 92 more words

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