Friday, January 25, 2008

outside my window......

..... beating out a rhythm and frequenting my feeder......

.......the Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)
The very similar Downy Woodpecker
stops in now and then too.

Who's visiting your bird feeder?

8 comments:

  1. Here's Nathan's list that he's made over the past couple weeks:
    Vulture
    Black-eyed Junco
    Cardinal
    American Gold Finch
    White-breasted Nuthatch
    Chickadee
    Blue Jay
    American Crow
    Northern Flicker
    Red-Bellied Woodpecker
    Robin
    Red-Breasted Nuthatch
    White Throated Sparrow (???)
    House Finch
    Fly Catcher
    European Starling
    Morning Dove
    Western Meadowlark
    Blue Bird
    Hairy Woodpecker

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  2. Wow! I'm impressed with Nathan's hearty list! Give him a pat on the back from his fellow birdwatcher/lover.

    Jody

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  3. Hi Jody - glad you stopped by to visit The Gardener Side of me. I love photographing the birds in the garden. Birds that are visiting our feeders are sparrows, juncos, chickadees, doves, cardinals, goldfinches, purple finches, nuthatches, bluejays, some black birds and starlings, the woodpeckers (hairy & downy).

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  4. I am too cold to go look ;-p xoxoxo Clarice

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  5. Hello Gumbo Lily,

    I love the photo of your Hairy Woodpecker.
    To answer your question,who is visiting my birdfeeder:

    - blackbirds
    - blue tits
    - magpies
    - robins
    - sparrows

    http://olivia-kroth.blog.de.vu

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  6. your woodpecker friend is a doll! What a great picture. Pretty guy!:)

    Visiting our birdfeeder:

    Pine grosbeaks
    bohemian waxwings
    finches

    I love the guitar music Jody. Very soothing. Thanks!
    Debbie

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  7. Visiting our feeders today:

    Lesser Goldfinch
    Curved-bill Thrasher
    Cactus Wren
    House Sparrow
    Black-chinned Hummingbird
    Gambel's Quail (picking up the seeds falling to the ground)
    Mourning Dove
    Gila Woodpecker
    Cooper's Hawk (which scattered everyone)

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  8. If I had a bird feeder, we'd be getting the same birds we always get - grackles, hummingbirds, finches, wrens, and the woodpecker.

    I have something for you.

    http://michellegregory.blogspot.com/2008/01/thank-you-donetta.html

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