Fink Family Farm Bird List

Fink Family Farm Bird List

The only list I faithfully keep is a list of all the birds seen on our farm since we moved here in 1977. I thought it would be fun to ad...

Friday, November 16, 2012

Pileated Post


My computer has been on vacation for nine days but my camera was not. Hundreds of photos were waiting to be uploaded, including this one of a Pileated Woodpecker working on a snag in our woods. This snag has been so stripped by Pileateds that it's hard to tell what's left to demolish. I will have to fight my way through the underbrush to the side this bird was working on to see what's there. Here is a video I took of him at work. http://youtu.be/WEVrL4s6SJ8  The red cheek stripe says it's a male; the light eye makes it an adult.

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