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My favorite Flicker yet!

Every once in a while, you get a picture you’ve been dreaming of.  I can’t tell you how much I love this bird!


Birds of a Feather

It was a snowy, but busy morning at the bird feeder.


Woody Woodpecker was here

I think Woody and his family got a bit tired looking for bugs. Lately they have been hovering around my Old Oak Tree and yesterday I found out why.  40 more words

Pets And Pests

Toronto's gloomier duckponds; onion cookies; woodpeckers in a sweetpocket

One of the good local woodpeckers, seen in a sweetpocket of greens and winter twiggery

I am snitching in my shitboots, greencoat, and rucksack. Children point their fingers at the featherbrained shlemiel as he lumps along the waterways! 108 more words


the ground is frozen.

ice creates glass garments on the ferns

temporarily given them a temporary air of permanence

and yet

the drum beat of spring sounds thru the woods.


The Now

Woodpecker Trouble

One day I noticed some little holes in one of my apple trees and wondered if it had some kind of disease.  Then I began to see other trees with these same little holes.  153 more words