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Where Have All The Small Birds Gone?

The recent drought has upset our local ecology.

Bald eagle atop ancient Douglas Fir. (Author’s photo)

This tree is outside my living room window. Usually it is full of small birds who make it their home; sort of like a giant bird house. Of course, when an eagle shows up they make themselves scarce.

The picture below zooms in on the trunk above the green boughs. Notice the holes that have been made by woodpeckers. These are…

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Elder Taoist

Septuagenarian Autistic/Asperger with HSP and OCD tendencies. Does math for fun. Endlessly curious about connectedness of nature, from stars to trees to bugs.