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Apparently Red-bellied Woodpeckers like peanuts, too

I wrote a few weeks ago about Blue Jays and how they love whole peanuts. They literally wait on nearby branches waiting for me to put some down on the platform feeder. 108 more words

Backyard Birding

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos minor)

Today I was very fortunate to be able to photograph a pair of Lesser Spotted Woodpeckers (Dendrocopos minor) at their nest hole. This first photo shows the male (who has a red cap) leaving the nest hole: 50 more words


Downy Woodpeckers - Male and Female

These little woodpeckers are around every day. The female flew into my window this week and had me worried. After about a minute she shook it off and away she flew. 8 more words


Belly Blush

When you see a Red-bellied Woodpecker, the actual red on his belly is usually so faint that you scratch your head and wonder, “Who in the world named this bird?   126 more words


Blondes, Brunettes and Red Heads

You just never know what you might find when hanging out in your backyard. If you’er lucky and very patient you may find yourself hanging out with a few blondes, brunettes and red heads. 34 more words

The Woodpeckers

Me and Pickle the cat are very lucky because we have a huge garden with lots of trees and stuff. Usually the woodpeckers are down the garden pecking holes in the trees but this year they’ve made a nest in a tree just behind the garage. 145 more words