Weekly Notes ~ Northern Flicker

These ant eating woodpeckers have had many alias’ beyond the common name of
Northern Flicker.

Quoddy Nature Notes – Sapsuckers

Tap tap tap, is that a sapsucker pecking on my apple tree?

Weekly Notes – November 3, 2013

This week in Maine Nature News the season’s first snow, black bears are still active, woodpecker sightings and its the season for ‘tipping’?.

Weekly Notes – June 9, 2013

Warblers at sea, Woodpeckers, Red-tails and woodchucks, Moose and Black Flies in this week’s Maine Nature News.

Weekly Notes – June 2, 2013

Shagbark Hickory, Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers and Pockwockamus Rock in this week’s Maine Nature News!

Weekly Notes April 7, 2013

Eagle’s nest, red maples flower and the mighty hunter of the night sky bids farewell until next fall, meanwhile we can view the International Space Station as it crosses the night sky over Maine with Astronaut Chris Cassidy on board.

January 12, 2013 Weekly Nature News

January 12, 2013               Weekly News Storm systems have been quiet since the New Year, however in typical New England style the temperatures have gone from frigid cold to moderately above freezing and light rain across a large portion of the state predicted through the next couple of days.  Snow pack is settling making for good […]

Quoddy Nature Notes – A Tale of a Tree

A Tale of a Tree tells the story of the land surrounding a tree that eventually succumbed to rot but not before a Pileated Woodpecker chiseled into the wood to find some ants.

Red-Headed Woodpecker – Skowhegan (Map 21)

I was very excited to have a Red-headed woodpecker visiting for a day last week. JF

Embden (Map 20)

We have had a Red Bellied Woodpecker come to our suet on and off all winter. We were excited as we didn’t think they came this far north. He is very shy so we have to be careful not to make a sudden move while watching out the sliding door. Now we worry that he […]