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Woodpecker Wednesday!: Acorn Woodpecker

Welcome to Woodpecker Wednesday, friends! Tomorrow is the first day of Autumn, so it’s time to switch our weekly bird feature. A few weeks ago I wasn’t really sure which family or birds I wanted to feature for Autumn until I went to Barnes and Noble. 742 more words


The Kreisman Family had a morning of BIG BIRDS in the southern Cascades this week.  Here are the photos taken by Peter Kreisman:A hard-working Pileated and a studious Great Gray Owl.  136 more words


This is for the birds...

Once upon a time, I thought that looking at birds over and over would get redundant. But, I have to tell you.. I love looking at his pictures. 40 more words

Bird Clocks, Woodpeckers and the Art of Storytelling

I went for my usual morning walk and spotted a woodpecker in the woods. I hear woodpeckers a lot here, but I seldom see them. I was walking when I heard the familiar… 426 more words




When we lived out west I never saw a woodpecker in Edmonton, AB or Moose Jaw, SK even years ago in Ottawa, ON… 21 more words

Staccato Summer

I was under the mistaken impression that everyone loved woodpeckers with their striking black, white and red plumage, and distinctive behavior.  My sister-in-law has taught me otherwise.   740 more words

Nature Photography

Lineated Woodpecker (Hylatomus lineatus)

I photographed this male Lineated Woodpecker (Hylatomus lineatus) whilst staying at the El Paujil bird reserve in Colombia. This reserve is relatively low-lying, so it’s a hot and sweaty place!