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Pileated Woodpecker Droppings

Pileated Woodpeckers usually defecate frequently during the day at their foraging sites. As they pry off long slivers of wood to expose carpenter ant galleries, the wood chips pile up on the ground. 238 more words


Bark Birds Big and Small

by Carl Strang

As the season progresses, numbers of passing migrant birds at St. James Farm Forest Preserve have diminished. Residents, augmented by winter additions from the North, increasingly dominate the avian communities. 325 more words


The pileated woodpecker

My wife spotted this guy in Yosemite this weekend. I had never seen one before. Yay! 74 more words


Pileated Woodpecker Work from Around the Net

I’m looking forward to returning to Louisiana at the end of the month and have high hopes that our trail cams will reveal just what’s removing bark from the trees in our search area. 219 more words

Ivory-billed Woodpecker

The Daily Post’s photo challenge this week has the topic “treat” in honor of Halloween. “Share with us a photo of something that you consider a marvelous treat.” 216 more words



Here is a note from a former Oregonian, now at home in New York State: ” I read your posting and looked at your pileated woodpecker  photos and thought you might be interested in these shots… These birds were in my yard. 149 more words