My First Pileated Woodpecker!

by Judy Ranson
(Seattle)

Pileated Woodpecker eating an Ash berry.

Pileated Woodpecker eating an Ash berry.

Pileated Woodpecker eating an Ash berry. First time visitor on Nov. 8th.

A few days ago I saw for the first time a Pileated Woodpecker in our Ash tree eating the berries. It was so big and amazing to watch! I agree with Darlene from Wisconsin that they almost look pre-historic. I keep my camera handy by the window so I was able to get a couple photos before it flew off.

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Nov 13, 2012
Pileated Woodpecker
by: Shirl Abrahamson

Lucky you!!! I love them.

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