A male Pileated Woodpecker makes surgical strikes at our suet feeder.

Canid Email. Coyote writes message. Neighbor’s dog writes back.

In exchange for me super-modeling this handsome Hoopoe t-shirt, bird-themed clothing company Birdtitude agreed to run an interview with me and claim that I am "hilarious." Although this was a quid pro quo, no federal laws were broken.
birdtitude.com/blogs/birding-b

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Wise Judgement?

The judge had a voice like gravel
And relied for control on his gavel.
He banged it a lot on the very same spot
I fear soon his bench will unravel.

#SmallPoems

Close-up of Bald-faced Wasp 

The Bald-faced Hornet is, confusingly, not a hornet but a type of yellowjacket wasp. I have no idea what that means, so let's all enjoy the snakeroot flowers together. (But don't eat them. They're poisonous.)

@sun@fedi.absturztau.be Thanks for all the favourites!

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I do love those advertising mismatch moments.

Image of SUVs with headline: "See why Kelly Blue Book Says These Pickups are Top Notch"

(accessed today on NFL.com)

@AzureKingfisher Vielen Dank! I appreciate the boosts and favourites.

Beautiful 1/4" long (6mm) green sweat bee on blood root flowers.

Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak grabs a seed from our feeder. This is the bird that turned me on to birding. I couldn't believe such a gorgeous creature could exist, much less here in Michigan.

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