Tag Archives: NeighborWoods

[NeighborWoods] Old Man’s Beard

[NeighborWoods] Old Man’s Beard

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Old Man’s Beard (a lichen) grows on a lot of the old and dying trees in our woodlotol. Whitetail deer eat it in winter and birds use it as nesting material.

lichen, old man's beard, neighborwoods

[NeighborWoods] Black Capped Chickadee

Black Capped Chickadee

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We are feeding the birds again now that winter is here. This is a black capped chickadee.

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Black Capped Chickadee

[NeighborWoods] Winter Seeds

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[NeighborWoods] Neighbors in or out of the woods but always outdoors.
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Winter Seeds, beggar lice

Winter Seeds

Winter seeds. Juncos, goldfinches and other seed eaters will eat most of the weed seeds in the field over the winter. Leaving weeds contributes to habitat.

[NeighborWoods] Wood Duck

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female wood duck hen

The visiting wood duck.

This female wood duck has been eating bird seed with the other wild birds, and she hangs out with our pet ducks. She spends time in the pond and she perches in the bare hardwood trees.