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Nature's Newspaper, Snow Section

Snow creates a wonderful Nature Newspaper! Identifying tracks in the snow can be more difficult than one would expect. Google showed me that rabbit tracks and squirrel tracks look sort of similar. 229 more words


Pileated wood chip measures over 4"

Thrilled to receive so many responses to my blog about the pileated woodpecker. As promised yesterday, here is a pileated’s wood chip with 2.25″ knife beside it. 70 more words


Pileated Woodpecker's 'snowflakes'

The Pileated Woodpecker is our largest local woodpecker. He was the inspiration for the cartoon drawing AND extremely loud voice of Woody Woodpecker. If you think you’re hearing Woody Woodpecker in the forest or even in a suburban backyard, it’s a Pileated. 276 more words


Backyard Feathers: The Best of 2016 Birding (Part 1)

“We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.” ~ Bernard Williams

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December Mountain Living

We had a real cold snap last weekend, and as much as I’d love a white Christmas, it isn’t in the forecast for this year.  Somehow, the cold makes the skies crisp at night, lots of stars out to see.   512 more words

Mountain Living

Pileated Woodpecker Wednesday!

Today is our last Woodpecker Wednesday for the autumn season. I can’t believe winter is officially only one week away! A weekly dedication to woodpeckers was really enjoyable for me to write, but I’m also looking forward to the return of Waterfowl Wednesday. 520 more words

Common and uncommon birds at Chesnut Park

Above are some of the common birds you see in the winter here. An Eastern phoebe, a catbird, a black and white warbler and a blue-gray gnatcatcher. 116 more words

Bird Photography