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A lovely day to wander in the woods. The trillium are turning purple already. Seems they just bloomed. There are little flowers peeking out from under fallen leaves and sprouting on tiny shoots. 137 more words

Animal Friends

Nest or Meal?

For the first time this season I searched for pileated woodpeckers (Dryocopus pileatus)     along the Pacific Crest Trail near Burney Falls State Park (Shasta County CA). 319 more words

Nature Photography

When I see His voice

It has been a busy week.  I will be heading down soon to visit my father and spend the morning with him.  He’s had a couple of setbacks, which is normal when you brain is trying to filter through the “mush” of a stroke.   699 more words

The Standing Dead

My son has a word for long-dead trees that still stand in the woods: the Standing Dead. The smaller ones he enjoys pushing over, both to test out his muscles and to hear the great crack and groan as they tip and finally fall to the ground. 277 more words

Monocacy River

DNCB outing No. 2016-20 to Minnekhada Regional Park

Seventeen DNCBers gathered at Minnekhada Regional Park in Coquitlam on Wednesday for a beautiful and climb in the woods.  Lots of interesting sightings including bears, baby birds; check out the photos and video evidence on our… 620 more words


Old Material, New Light: More from the Archives Part 2

In late December 2014, I wrote what I’ve described as a speculative post titled, “Is There a Way to Recognize Ivory-billed Woodpecker Excavation? In that post, I relied on Tanner’s Plate 11, 534 more words

Ivory-billed Woodpecker

My Pileated Woodpecker

My Pileated woodpecker continues to hang around my feeders. So far I’ve only seen a female. The last time I had a Pileated  around it was a male. 12 more words