Daily Archives: May 13, 2011

Reference Resource of the Week

The Sibley Guide to Birds

Spring is replete with the calls of birds in budding green trees. Curious to learn which voices accompanies which bird? Want to learn if the bird is a year-round inhabitant or seasonal visitor? Want to learn where a bird migrated from? Or, what the bird’s primary diet is?

Did you know that…?

“The Pileated Woodpecker is [North America’s] largest woodpecker. This spectacular crow-sized species is found in mature forests, where it searches for its favorite food—carpenter ants—by excavating large rectangular holes.”


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