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I was wrong!

It is a rare day at the lake when I don’t hear a pileated woodpecker and its partner.

What is also rare is to actually see one of these large and secretive birds. 61 more words


Pileated Woodpeckers With a Chipmunk, One Singing, and One Eating

‘Ah, Lord GOD! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and outstretched arm. There is nothing too hard for You.

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Tennessee Summer

The summer brings an oppressive, torrid hush over the wooded areas of Tennessee. Almost jungle-like, the only creatures present seem to be the incessantly droning cicadas and languidly flapping butterflies. 85 more words

Another Bird in the Hand

Here is my newly completed work “Chopper”.  He is a North American Pileated Woodpecker, and it was fun hanging out with him as he took shape.  43 more words


Hair on Fire

This week’s photo, taken August 1, 2015 in Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features an adult male PILEATED WOODPECKER.

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Who Made These Holes?

Here are two pictures of four different holes in the same cedar tree. I came across these intriguing holes while hiking through the Gerstacker Nature Preserve… 1,200 more words


Aberrant Amble: A Non-Birder's Birding Adventure

What follows is a guest post from Mr. Stephen W. Holmes, President of the Board. (What board? Doesn’t matter. He’s Mr. President.) -Ed.

Aberrant Preamble… 1,906 more words