Category Archives: Woodpeckers

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!

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Another Flicker at my feeder

  I am completely mesmerized by these birds!

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A Flicker at my feeder

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I want my Flickers back.

  The last two winters I had a pair of Flickers visiting my garden.  I saw them almost every day.  This year, they have been here a few times, but not very regularly at all.   They are fun birds … Continue reading

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Winter visitors

I’m starting to see some of my winter regulars in my yard, including Dark-eyed Juncos, Northern Flickers, and Carolina Wrens.  The Juncos are only here in the winter; the Flickers and Carolina Wrens are in my area year round, but … Continue reading

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Season of Gray

There is a lot I love about Michigan, but the number of gray days in the winter is not on the list.  I can handle the cold and the snow, but a bright sunny day makes a world of difference.  … Continue reading

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A Public Service Announcement

Last evening, I was reading to my daughter when my neighbor–I have some of the best in the world–came over to ask about a baby bird in her yard.  The baby Downy Woodpecker was clinging to the trunk of a … Continue reading

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