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SEE 'EM NOW, BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE

One of the many bird species that are undergoing rapid decline in North America is the glamorous Lewis’s Woodpecker…no stripes or polka dots or flashy black-and-white patterns for this woodpecker.  204 more words

Birds

SINGING IN THE RAIN

Rain persists and the birds have to get on with life.  This morning at Wennerberg Park it seemed every third tree sheltered a singing Yellow-rumped Warbler. 172 more words

Birds

I never would have seen...

I really wouldn’t have noticed the little red-bellied woodpecker peering out from its nesting hole, but another, sharper-eyed photographer had located the nesting hole high up in a tree in the middle of the bog. 143 more words

My Trail Walks

OUR CHIRICHAHUAS GALLERY

My friend Kirk Gooding and his wife have spent the past few days in Arizona’s Chirichahua Mountains, one of those borderlands with fragile environment and marvelous bird species seen in few places in the U.S.  49 more words

Birds

Northern Flicker

Northern Flicker (red shafted)

Windy Ridge

April 2017

Waiting for the Woodpeckers

I was sitting on your doorstep
trying to think
in an Canadian way,
while waiting
for the woodpeckers to come,

I imagined taking a walk… 79 more words

Prose

Woody Woodpecker Jr.

Ever seen a Woodpecker chick?

I can’t tell if it’s male or female (yet) but adult Woodpeckers in the area stand out with their red head feathers. 22 more words

Pets And Pests