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Hairy Woodpecker: Birdwatching Part 4

20Jul

hairy woodpecker

Hairy Woodpeckers are birds of mature forests across the continent. They’re also found in woodlots, suburbs, parks, and cemeteries, as well as forest edges, open woodlands of oak and pine, recently burned forests, and stands infested by bark beetles.

Our guest Frederick caught some images of this hungry bird in hunting mode.

 

Downy Woodpecker

Robert Downey Woodpecker Jr.: Birdwatching Part 3

13Jul
Downy Woodpecker

Woodpeckah!

This super-hero-bird’s superpower is a jack hammering head (and a brain that doesn’t get scrambled).

Her mission is to rid the world of pests found inside trees, rotting wood and the tin flashing on your chimney at 5:15 am Saturday morning.

Our guest Frederick caught some images of this hungry bird in hunting mode.

 

river otter

Time to Get Out On the Water – Go Kayaking!

23Apr

The weather is finally warming up and we are ready to go kayaking with out friends at Shearwater Kayak Tours. Tours are offered daily from Deer Harbor Marina. Reservations a day or more in advance are recommended. Our popular 3-hour Kayak Tour explores the channels, wildlife, and scenery of the Wasp Islands, just outside of Deer Harbor.

kayaking orcas island

The Spring Wildflower Tour includes a stop on Yellow Island, known for it’s carpet of colorful wildflowers this time of year. Both tours include small groups, stable 2-person kayaks, all necessary kayaking gear and basic instruction.

So get on the water this spring with Shearwater Kayak Tours