Grapes!

We live on 36 acres in Osceola, WI--just 20 miles from the Minnesota border. We have a large pileated woodpecker that has been visiting our grape covered arbor for the past few days. The arbor is less than 10 feet from our side door and a large picture window in our living room, so we are able to watch him from a fairly close distance. He plucks the mature grapes from the vine and pecks at the wooden arbor.


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Those grapes are no doubt an incredibly sweet treat for the woodpecker, as the cold heightens the sugar content. Susan

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