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A Northern Flicker

I found this beautiful feather a few years ago:

And today I looked it up in my book on bird feathers and discovered it was from a… 128 more words


Woodpecker Wednesday: A Red-bellied Woodpecker in Dunnellon, FL

I spotted this Red-bellied Woodpecker at Blue Run Park in Dunnellon, Florida on April 17, 2015.  The chatty busy and absolutely wonderful bird was pecking away on a broken limb in a huge Oak.   32 more words

Bird Watching

A Little Hairy

One of the great things about our kitchen is the location of the sink … right in front of the best window for bird (and donkey) watching. 269 more words

Animal Friends

sunday painter

Some painting on a sunny Sunday, 6x6s, probably not done


Gila Woodpeckers - excavators of saguaros

The Gila Woodpecker (Melanerpes uropygialis) is a conspicuous resident of the Sonoran Desert in Southern Arizona and Mexico. This woodpecker has a body length of about 9 inches and a wingspan of 16 inches. 395 more words

Natural History

Pileated Woodpecker, my holy grail bird!

So I’ve been going to our local lake for over 14 years…A couple of times a week. I am always on the look-out for the Pileated Woodpecker. 35 more words

Birds Of Oklahoma

Backyard Birds

Had some fun this past winter and early spring with a bird feeder we set up in the back yard.  Here’s a few of the pictures I took of the birds, 2 types of chickadees and a Hairy woodpecker. 12 more words