Friday, January 20, 2006

Fine filaments

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Thursday, January 19, 2006

Winter color at Jackson Bog

Who said winter is drab? I hiked around Jackson Bog this afternoon and found color everywhere -- green skunk cabbages poking up through the ice, red rose hips, orange fungus, bright green cress in the flowing water, white poison sumac berries, blue buckthorn berries, as well as winter's usual rich brown seed heads and bright blue sky. Posted by Picasa

Monday, January 16, 2006

Woodpecker hole at Sand Run Metropark

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Hiked along the Dogwood Trail at Sand Run yesterday. Much evidence of woodpeckers around. The trail was a bit slippery, with a thin layer of snow on it, but it felt good to be out in the cold, fresh air. Afterwards...Chicken and Noodles at Bob Evans...Mmmmmm....

Snowfilled Woodpecker holes

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I think these were made by a pileated woodpecker, which is as large as a crow.