Tag Archives: downy woodpecker

Not Confused

The other day I heard the thrumming of a woodpecker in a willow near our back door (Lookout CA, Modoc County) and went to investigate. A tiny downy woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) was busily excavating a hole in the willow. This … Continue reading

Posted in Birds | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Woodpecker Tail Feathers

This gallery contains 4 photos.

Once the trees shed their summer foliage it is so much easier to find and observe our avian winter residents. Recently a female hairy woodpecker (Picoides villosus) was working in an old apple tree near our house (Lookout CA). I … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments