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Last evening one of our neighboring families was out after sunset.  As dusk settled in the eastern sky, the clouds and heavens overhead and unto the west colored brightly.  317 more words


A Bird Resurgence

As you might have seen from my last post I have been watching birds! Not exactly bird watching in any real sense but as we have been driving around, walking and cycling all about our little village I have been noticing the birds more and more. 259 more words


Almost Wordless Woodpecker Wednesday

I spotted this Red-headed Woodpecker while hiking in the Ochlockonee River State Park near the St. Mark’s National Wildlife Sanctuary in Florida last week.  I so enjoy seeing these beautiful woodpeckers!   16 more words


The Bounty of the Backyard

The juvenile Woodpeckers have definitely been enjoying the bounty of the backyard.

Like this young male Red-bellied who stopped in for a bite of Bark Butter. 122 more words


Bohemian Rhapsody


(Pronunciation: make the sound of someone clearing a hefty wedge of phlegm from your throat, whilst simultaneously being punched in the gut. Followed by val-sheeny. 1,112 more words


A woodpecker at the window

It wasn’t just a discrete little tap, tap, tap on the window frame, it was a very loud and insistent hammering. The first time I heard it early in the morning I thought what an inconsiderate visitor this is. 697 more words


30 Days Wild - Day 3

Today I was lucky to spot a family of Great Spotted Woodpeckers that visited my garden. There were two adult birds, the parents, and also one young one, presumably recently-fledged. 212 more words

The Natural World