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Not only can birders spot ducks, geese, grebes and coots; a number of warblers, sparrows, woodpeckers, birds of prey including bald eagles, golden eagles and ospreys, and much more also move through the area.
The haunting, fluted song of a wood thrush echoes through the shady forest, woodpeckers drum and a scarlet tanager sings from the canopy of towering oaks, beach, maple and basswood trees.
A woodpecker and hummingbird brawling in the branches were undeterred by the rubberneckers below.
The tree was decaying and had holes around its trunk from woodpeckers, states the lawsuit, which was filed Wednesday in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
Increased woodpecker activity is one sign of emerald ash borer, Marc Shippee, Blaine’s city forester.
Among the usual feathered riff-raff, this morning’s visitors included a pileated woodpecker — only our second (known) visit from this handsome bird.
A family of woodpeckers have made their home in a rotted tree.
Woodpeckers, warblers and scores of other birds sing, their sounds stitched together into a never-ending avian orchestra.
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