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Much to my delight, the Red-headed Woodpecker that returned in the spring has continued to show up during the summer months. I have to confess, he is a pretty predictable fellow. His usual order of events is to first swoop … Continue reading
This handsome fellow with the gleaming red head is enough to brighten any day! I’m so glad he has continued to make my backyard a regular place to visit.
What does any (in)sane person do when the temperature drops 30 degrees and a misty drizzle is dripping from the skies? Why fill the feeders and head out with the camera, of course! Now, I should clarify that this wasn’t what … Continue reading
My backyard has become a battlefield! The Mockingbirds are attacking the Crows; the Blue Jays are harassing one another; and the Robins are constantly perched in fighter pilot poses, ready to strike down any invader who happens to enter their … Continue reading
Did you hear me squeal yesterday afternoon? Because I did! I looked out my family room window and saw a bright red head peeking out from the side of the Dogwood. He flew away when I went out with my … Continue reading
This young Red-headed Woodpecker (who as of yet has no red on his head!) made his first solo appearance to the Bark Butter branch today. I have been waiting for this handsome guy to get close enough, and linger long … Continue reading