Pileated Woodpecker

Middle Run Birding Trail: April 3 Walk Highlights

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator The bi-weekly bird walk at Middle Run started with a major squabble today:  the competition between two pairs of Tree Swallows for a nest box looked like New Yorkers fighting over that prize Fifth Avenue penthouse suite!  Just the evening before, I had installed this nest box with the …

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Pileated Woodpecker – Our Woodland Cartoon Character

By Jim White: Associate Director, Land and Biodiversity One of the few (and I do mean few) benefits of being an aging birder is witnessing changes over the years that occur in bird populations.  Although many of these changes have been for the worse, a few actually have been for the better, at least from …

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