Tag Archives: Acorn Woodpecker

Birdathon

Our team for the Audubon Society of Portland’s Birdathon made a 360-mile loop through the Willamette Valley, across the Cascades, and east to the high desert. We tallied 110 species for the day. Here are a few. Acorn Woodpeckers are … Continue reading

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Ash Canyon, AZ

The Ash Canyon Bed and Breakfast is one of the must-visit sites in southeastern Arizona. It is hardly hard-core birding, as you are sitting around in Mary Jo Ballator’s back yard watching the feeders, but the diversity of birds is … Continue reading

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Madera Canyon, AZ

I spent a few days in Madera Canyon, the famous birding hotspot in southeastern Arizona. Days consisted of long hikes, interspersed with relaxing periods sitting on the patio watching the bird feeders. Moonrise over the Santa Rita Mountains Like other … Continue reading

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Acorn Woodpecker

I observed this Acorn Woodpecker excavating a cavity in Rogers Park in Forest Grove (Birding Oregon p. 62). Given the time of year, I assume this is a roosting cavity. While this species is a regular at this site, I … Continue reading

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Washington County

I checked some of the birding sites in Washington County recently. The first stop was Rogers Park in Forest Grove (Birding Oregon p. 62). This is the home of one of the northernmost colonies of Acorn Woodpeckers. These are fascinating … Continue reading

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