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April 24, 2012

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Great info! Thank you!

The Zen Birdfeeder

Kimberly - all that pounding during spring is most likely just territory announcing and/or mate attracting. You could put up some moving ribbons (mylar) to discourage them.
Rita - glad that this was a helpful post for you!
Obsessed - sounds like you need to get some suet back out there!

ObsessedwithBirds

Red-headed, Red-bellied, Downy, Hairy, Pileated Woodpeckers; Northern Flicker; maybe Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, but I wouldn't remember - it's been a while.

That's at least seven. :)

Rita Odeh

Hi Sandy. I saw the woodpecker of the first shot which you called: a hairy woodpecker.The tree he landed on was full with holes like the one in the fourth shot. It is the first time in my life that I see a woodpecker. he looked so beautiful. I understood that he's a woodpecker when he bagan to peck the bare branches. Thanks for this entry, Sandy. Now, I am sure that I did see a woodpecker. I will make a haiga out of the best shot I have for him. Knowing who is in the shot can lead to a better poem.

much love,
rita

Kimberly Buechner Fouse

Here in northern Kentucky, we A LOT of Red-bellied and Downy Woodpeckers. The Red-bellied love to peck at the gutters on the house. It sounds like those road construction crews with mini jackhammers. And suggestion how to discourage them? We have peanuts in the shell, shelled peanuts and suet for them.

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