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Woodpecker Warfare

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

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They’re Back!

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

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Magnificent in Monochrome

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

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Three’s A Charm

Yesterday afternoon I had not one, not two, but three Red-headed Woodpeckers hanging out in my backyard.  Can you say “little slice of heaven?” First I saw the big fella, going from one tree trunk to another near the edge … Continue reading

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Lighthearted Limericks – Red-headed Woodpecker

It seemed about time for another lighthearted limerick, and since this fellow keeps showing up and flirting for his food, I thought I’d let him be the star. The bird with the red velvet head Comes to call when he … Continue reading

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A Red-headed Habit

The handsome Red-headed Woodpecker that’s been visiting my backyard has developed a fascinating food eating routine…okay…so it may be that I’m just easily entertained…but I do find it fun to watch! He first heads to one of the feeders and selects … Continue reading

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Red Alert

Look who is still hanging around!  My Red-headed Woodpecker showed up yesterday and landed on the Bark Butter branch.  He seemed bit more alert and on edge than usual, glancing about several times before heading over to the food. He eventually … Continue reading

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