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Pileated Woodpecker Feeding Hole Embellishment

Large rectangular excavations in trees, indicating Pileated Woodpecker feeding activity, are relatively common. These holes give the woodpecker access to carpenter ants living in galleries within the tree. 184 more words


Another mystery!

Solving the mystery of the old fence line trees in Hubbard Park led me to another mystery nearby. As I was snowshoeing down from the park, I came across the excavations by a woodpecker, probably a… 91 more words


The Red-Crested, Tree-Whacker of Oakland County


Pileated Woodpeckers are the loudest and most striking forest birds in the woodlands of Oakland County. They are also the largest woodpecker species to be found in… 483 more words


Pileated Woodpecker

They have a piercing, raucous call, and when they hammer into a tree it is so loud that sometimes it echoes.  When you’re in the presence of this majestic bird, you know it.  172 more words


Woodpecker Wednesday

A pair of Pileated Woodpeckers, a Red-bellied Woodpecker, and a Downy Woodpecker were all spotted at Blue Run Park in Dunnellon, Florida, on February 16, 2015.   68 more words

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Winter Sightings

Halfway through February! We are well along on our journey through winter. Every day, the sun sets a little later and it is cheering to still have daylight at six in the evening. 503 more words

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