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Downy woodpecker - one of the species spotted at Hill Country Conservancy's Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve

Hairy Woodpecker Adult male Larger size Larger, longer bill (usually almost equal to the depth of the head) Usually no barring on white outer tail feathers Variation (in sexes and geographically) like Downy

Create a Spot for Songbirds

One of the cheeriest winter visitors, the black-capped chickadee often travels in small groups, showing up at feeders with friends and family in tow. Each chickadee will grab a sunflower seed and then fly to a nearby branch to devour it.

Red bellied woodpecker.  Infrequent guest; comes for peanuts.  Nests in the woods by the stream on Broadbridge.

Red-Bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus), Spring on the front Hackberry Tree. Isaac and I were charmed by him; Isaac wanted to express his joy by being a woodpecker, banging his nose into everything repeatedly.

Red-breasted nuthatch Image from http://www.wildbirdhabitatstore.com/images/stories/virtuemart/product/Birds/Red%20Breasted%20Nuthatch%202.jpg.

Red Breasted Nuthatch ~ These little guys like cheese! Wedge a few pieces in the rough bark on a tree trunk for a special treat.

These little Gambril quail will walk the wall and occasionally jump down to see if there is bird food at the house. They are fun to watch.

quail - Every time I see a quail I always think of the cartoon where the quail keeps blowin its tassel out of the way so he can see . very funny !

Sharp shinned hawk   © John Rowe, Ossipee, New Hampshire, October 2010, http://www.flickr.com/photos/john_rowe/5118199494/

Sharp-shinned Hawk Juvenile Small, rounded head Long, squared tail Brown streaking on breast Slender yellow legs

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