Downy Woodpecker (and a personal horror story for Halloween)

The Downy Woodpecker is North America’s smallest woodpecker and even though they’re widespread and common on this continent I’ve had very little luck catching them out in the open. […]

A Two Woodpecker Day And The Temptations Of The Clone Tool

I’ve known for years that extremely cold temperatures can make many birds “stickier” – easier to get close to. Two days ago I learned that this maxim also applies to woodpeckers. […]