Blog Posts - Woodpeckers



Why Aren’t Woodpeckers Blind and Brain Dead?

Why aren’t woodpeckers extinct? This animal stands around and smashes its head against a tree all day long without ever “seeing stars.” It does this without sustaining any damage at all. The more we dig into this animal, the more &#...
by How to be saved on Dec 6, 2016

Feeding Wild Birds and Homemade Suet

During colder months when there are fewer seeds and berries available for the wild birds, we enjoy feeding and observing them; but we like to stay warm and toasty too.  Fortunately, there’s a window seat overlooking a protected nook that’s p...
by Better Hens and Gardens on Jan 14, 2015

Feeding Wild Birds and Homemade Suet

During colder months when there are fewer seeds and berries available for the wild birds, we enjoy feeding and observing them; but we like to stay warm and toasty too.  Fortunately, there’s a window seat overlooking a protected nook that’s p...
by Better Hens and Gardens on Jan 14, 2015

Horicon Marsh Fall 2014

Horicon WisconsinTrumpeter Swans Tree Sparrows Downy WoodpeckerSnow BuntingSandhill Crane Horicon Marsh is a marsh located in northern Dodge and southern Fond du Lac counties of Wisconsin. It is the site of both a national and a state wildl...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Nov 2, 2014

Young & Curious – Life as a Downy Woodpecker

This is the first Downy woodpecker we've been able to watch grow up. He bangs on everything. I'm pretty sure I can hand feed him if I tried. He doesn't fly away when I pass the suet or seed feeders three feet away.
by Robin's Outdoors on Oct 23, 2014

Pileated Woodpeckers in the Snow

Pileated woodpeckers are delightful birds to watch and it is an extraordinary experience to observe one at eye-level and have it linger for a while.On January 28th, during a beautiful snow fall, I first heard, then located, two pileated woodpeckers f...
by Vickie Henderson Art on Feb 7, 2014

My Woodpeckers Have Returned

My red bellied woodpeckers have returned, and more brilliant in color.  They're enjoying the black oil sunflower seeds from the feeder outside my bedroom window.  Excuse my neighbor's truck in the background.  For some reason, he'...
by Mother 2 Mother on Oct 22, 2013

Pileated Woodpecker--Ground Foraging

Pileated woodpeckers are totally spectacular birds.  Most of the time, it's not by accident that I find this bird in the yard--I hear his call. This time he was interested in foraging on the decaying logs on the ground which is always fun to...
by Vickie Henderson Art on Apr 6, 2013

Pileated Woodpeckers--A Family of Four

Winter is the most wonderful time to see woodpeckers. The limbs are still bare of leaves and you can not only see the woodpeckers more easily but you can see the trunks of the old growth trees and the places where they have been foraging over time.
by Vickie Henderson Art on Mar 16, 2013

Blogger and Other Things that Aren't Working for Me

So if you've been following my blog for any length of time than you already know that email and I are often at odds with one another.  It's a fact I've come to accept, but I've never been happy about it.  Aside from my email woes, I've neve...
by Low Tide High Style on Jan 5, 2013

Jan. 2 -More Winter Bird Feeding

 It is frigid weather here with a low of 9° last night! I was hoping for another mild winter like we had last year but it looks like we are in for a cold and snowy one!  When I get up in the morning the birds are waiting for me.  I had five...
by Robin's Nesting Place on Jan 2, 2013

Driving Me to Drink

So creating 350 images with borders and ready to print for the printer is no easy or quick task!  I've had my rear end stuck to this office chair for the past few days/weeks and I'm starting to think that at any moment it might become a permanen...
by Low Tide High Style on Nov 29, 2012

Swarovski Woodpeckers ‘Sharing’ – the Swarovski Certificate COA

As the Swarovski SCS memberships were being offered worldwide in 1988, the need to support multiple languages was a growing concern.  Back then, you simply did not find shelved products, instruction booklets, etc with multiple languages on.  What w...

Swarovski Woodpeckers Plaque for the 1988 AE Swarovski ‘Sharing’ Woodpeckers

The Swarovski Woodpeckers ‘Sharing’ was the second Swarovski SCS crystal figurine.  These Woodpeckers were another amazing work of art.  A title plaque for the 1988 SCS annual edition was offered to SCS members an an optional accessory to the A...

Swarovski Woodpeckers Stand for the 1988 AE Swarovski ‘Sharing’ Woodpeckers

The second Swarovski SCS crystal figurine was the Swarovski ‘Sharing’ Woodpeckers.    These Woodpeckers, part of the Caring and Sharing trilogy, were certain to be treasured by the SCS member.  Just like the Swarovski Lovebirds, Swarovski off...

Swarovski Woodpeckers ‘Sharing’ – the Swarovski Box

The second Swarovski SCS crystal figurine in the Caring and Sharing trilogy was the Swarovski ‘Sharing’ Woodpeckers.  These Swarovski Woodpeckers would have a special presentation and package that would be very similar to its predecessor, the Lo...

Swarovski Woodpeckers ‘Sharing’ – the Swarovski Mirror

The Swarovski Woodpeckers was the second Swarovski SCS crystal figurine produced.  It was in the Swarovski Caring and Sharing trilogy.  To date, the SCS Woodpeckers are the only SCS figurine to ever include a special mirror. The Swarovski Woodpecke...

Swarovski SCS Woodpeckers ‘Sharing’ –1988 Annual Edition, with a Clear Base

The Swarovski Woodpeckers were available for purchase only in 1988 for collectors who were members in the Swarovski SCS.  In the last article about Swarovski Woodpeckers, the most common variation was the focus of the article.  In the previous arti...

Swarovski Woodpeckers ‘Sharing’ – SCS 1988 Annual Edition

Following the Swarovski Lovebirds, the Swarovski Woodpeckers was the second figurine in the ‘Caring and Sharing’ series.  The Woodpeckers ‘Sharing’, were available for purchase only in 1988 by Swarovski SCS members.  By then...

Woodpeckers New Precision Machined Thickness Gauges

This is Woodpeckers Newest one time tool.  I would expect that they become available on a permanent basis.  ...
by Router Table Depot on Mar 9, 2012


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