woodpeckers

Pileated woodpecker visiting a backyard suet feeder by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Beau Liddell.

Feeder Friends: A Few Birds You’ll Want to Meet

I remember my backyard growing up as a natural wonderland, flowers abuzz with bees, bugs under stones and squirrels chasing each other around. Yet, somehow, I don’t remember the birds! My fierce …

Nuttall's woodpecker fledgling by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Anthony Mancini.

8 Wonky and Wonderful Woodpecker Adaptations

Each winter I’m absolutely thrilled to see woodpeckers in the woods of Virginia. Woodpeckers are a welcome part of my cold weather hikes, when wildlife sightings become more rare. I’ve had …

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Surprising Similarities: What’s Going on in YOUR Backyard?

By Kim Kurki, author of World of Birds: A Beginner’s Guide Did you ever think of hummingbirds and woodpeckers as similar? Until recently, I didn’t. Where I live in Eastern …

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Photo of the Day: Nuttall’s Woodpeckers

Nuttall’s woodpeckers feeding their fledgling in Los Osos, California Photo by Donald Quintana Gardening For Wildlife Create habitat for woodpeckers and other wildlife species in your yard or garden by …

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Twelve Tree-Mendous Wildlife Facts for National Wildlife Week

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Wildlife with Marvelous Mustaches – Movember Edition

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Photo of the Day: Red-bellied Woodpecker

Take Friday to Think About Endangered Species

Last week, the Senate passed a resolution declaring today, May 15, as Endangered Species Day. It’s a day for all of us wildlife enthusiasts (and those who are still joining …

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