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DNCB Outing No. 2017-20 to Burnaby Lake

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site

More photos of this Outing are on our Flickr website at: www.flickr.com/groups/dncb, then click the magnifying glass icon in the “Photo Pool” row, and add… 596 more words


Tree Snags for Wildlife

This is a story about the management of a landscape tree in decline, management with an underlying theme of benign neglect.

Last summer I heard the unmistakable sound of a Pileated Woodpecker hammering on a large old white pine tree near the edge of the lawn. 179 more words

Nature Photography

Woodpecker morning

A quick look out the kitchen window this morning reassured me that Mr. and Mrs. Bluebird are still around. Both were sitting on the new bluebird nesting box I wrote about in yesterday’s blog post. 188 more words

Northeast Ohio

One of Nature's Mysteries to Solve

Hey there!

You see a flash of red in the woods…

It’s a…?

I’ll check back later with your answer!


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Backyard Habitat

Big Birds

Usually seen at our backyard suet feeders, a male Pileated Woodpecker (all of them fondly referred to as “Woodrow”) has been nibbling on our dying and insect ridden Weeping Willow that is located in our front yard. 80 more words


A Pileated Pop In

This Pileated Woodpecker popped in this morning.  He was on the ground in the backyard, pecking at a rotted tree stump, hoping to find some bugs for breakfast. 50 more words


Trip Report: April 26-May 1, 2017

I returned to the search area last week and spent as much time as I could in the field. The trip was generally uneventful, and conditions – strong winds, rain, and high water – limited my field time. 932 more words

Ivory-billed Woodpecker