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Pileated Woodpecker

I haven’t seen a Pileated Woodpecker at my feeders in quite some time. Earlier this fall I noticed one fly by as I was working on the bird feeders. 39 more words


Pileated Woodpecker (Hylatomus pileatus)

Pileated Woodpecker.   A very big bird.   I try to stay as close to my minimal focus distance as I can when photographing small birds.   For my 600 mm lens that is about 15 feet.   40 more words


Melt Down

After a few weeks of extreme cold, January did what it always seems to do–cranked up the thermometer. That might have been okay except that with the warm temps (40˚s and above) came the rain. 813 more words



Did you know… Red hair gene is recessive and requires two copies for it to present itself. Even then there is no guarantee it will. If both parents have the gene, there is a 1 in 4 chance they will have a redheaded child. 93 more words


Cinquain: Flaming bird

loud commotion makers
drummer tappers need the forest

Cinquain by PamelaWLucas 1/9/18

Inspirational photo by Pinterest

Female Pileated Woodpecker in a snow storm drums a tune


More ATC's

I have been busy making Artist Trading Cards for trades with people on a group I belong to. ATCsforAll.com  I created a Pileated Woodpecker for a lady in Minnesota, a Grosbeak for a lady in Slovakia and a Sunflower for a lady in Texas!

My artwork is going worldwide!!


RedCrest Blackbird

A stiff tail of inky black feathers keeps this chicken-sized woodpecker upright on the ancient stump. Powerful jerks of its red-crested head send old bark pieces sailing down to earth, fifty feet below. 129 more words