Must Be a Guy!


The European Starling will often evict the Red-bellied Woodpecker from its nest. The male has a wider tongue tip and longer bill than the female, allowing him to reach deeper into crevices to find prey. Studies have shown the male forages on the tree trunk, while the female forages mostly on limbs.

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Who keeps knocking?

There was once this little girl, we won’t mention names to protect the innocent, who had never been to the woods until her Grandmother took her camping.  The trip started off very uneventful until evening fell and the permanent residents started to proceed with their evening chores.  An Owl started his nightly “hoot” and the… Continue reading Who keeps knocking?