Are we talking about BLACK-BACKED (three-toed) woodpeckers or NORTHERN
three-toed woodpeckers (which can be found in Colorado)? If it's the latter
then I'd love directions as well!
Quoting Fred & Chris Pratt <[log in to unmask]>:
> I am very interested in directions - I have never seen this species in
> Vermont, only out west in Wyoming and Colorado!
> Fred Pratt
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "- Maeve Kim" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Sent: Saturday, July 16, 2005 5:47 PM
> Subject: [VTBIRD] NEK life list bird!
> > For today's Loon Watch, I was assigned two lakes in the Northeast Kingdom.
> > No
> > loons, unfortunately - BUT I spent a while watching three three-toed
> > woodpeckers, getting a very good look at one adult from less than 12' away
> > and then
> > watching this bird feed one of two others that stayed in deep shadow. None
> > of
> > the birds seemed concerned at all about my presence, and I watched for
> > many
> > minutes before they all flew back a bit farther into the woods.
> > If anyone wants directions, let me know. It was pretty much the back of
> > beyond, right near New Hampshire, surrounded by nothing but deer camps
> > (and deer
> > flies). In the mud where I was standing were the tracks of deer, moose,
> > bear,
> > some weasel-y thing, and a large canid - no marks of tires or Tevas!
> > Maeve Kim
> > Jericho Center