Thursday, July 5, 2012

All in the Hole

"It's all in the type of hole they make," was the answer when I asked,  "How can I tell what kind of woodpecker made this hole?"





Did you know that Pileated Woodpeckers drill rectangular shaped holes?


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9 comments:

mybabyjohn/Delores said...

I had no idea.

Sandra said...

nope, but now i do.

TexWisGirl said...

thanks for the lesson!

Florida Farm Girl said...

Wow, I didn't know that. You are so lucky to have a pileated nesting near you and to get to see the little ones. I'm jealous.

Lydia Criss Mays said...

Ah! This is so cool. If feel like the beginning of this blog post could be the start of a wonderful novel!

happy seeing beautiful!

Ann said...

I had no idea but now I do. That's pretty cool that woodpeckers know their shapes :)

Ashling said...

Really? Who would have known? Good for you for asking & thanks for letting us know!! I'll be searching for recttangular holes now...

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Learn something new every day, which is great.

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

I had no idea either--Now I'll start looking to see if I can find one, I'll then point it out to my husband and impress him with my knowledge! :-)

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