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Tree of the Day: Black Locust

Robinia pseudoacaia
Fabaceae

Originally a tree of the central Appalachians*, black locust has become naturalized through most of the US**.  It isn’t grown commercially here, but is useful.   179 more words

GOLDEN GATE AUDUBON GOES HOME HAPPY

The Golden Gate Audubon three-day visit to southwestern Oregon visited the Siskiyous, Cascades and Klamath Basin.  Result: 125 + species, lifers all around and plenty of great bird moments. 80 more words

Birds

Wonderful Woodpeckers

Here’s yet another outstanding illustration from Science Gossip. The artist responsible for these beautiful birds is George Edward Massee, an English mycologist.

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Citizen Science

The Red Head

Fifth year in a row! This time seen hanging out at the bird feeder.

Birds

Woodpecker damage costs Alberta seniors’ community up to $15K

WATCH: They’re on the hunt for a mate and a home, but these pesky woodpeckers are costing a seniors’ community a lot of money. Jill Croteau reports. 350 more words

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Woodpeckers




Even woodpeckers,

at one thin note from the wren,

stop their hammering.

5-7-5

Spines


Cholla cactus, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California


Even woodpeckers
know better than to seek bugs
among cholla spines.


Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher… 15 more words

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