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Fw: Plenty of Pileateds
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- Subject: Fw: Plenty of Pileateds
- From: "Kristin Kennedy" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2003 13:00:43 -0400
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Does anyone know of a good place in the Triad or surrounding area to find
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From: "Rob G" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 17, 2003 11:50 AM
Subject: Re: Plenty of Pileateds
> Mike S. wrote:
> >So, I guess my question is whether anybody else is noticing more
> >than usual, or is this simply a matter of spending time where the birds
> >happen to be? Personally, I find the prehistoric looks of the Pileated
> >woodpecker make it visually stunning and oddly fascinating.
> my impression(and Will could probably put numbers on this) is that both
> spring and Xmas
> area bird counts have shown steadily increasing Pileated nos. for the last
> decade (although
> this could always be an artifact of more birders better covering more
> areas). Places I frequent
> were showing increased nos. for about 8 yrs. and then the last couple yrs.
> seem way down, hopefully
> just dumb luck on my part -- I'm amazed every spring at the no. of
> and nonbirders I run
> into who've had Pileateds in their yards and feeders!!
> And YES!, clearly the MOST STUNNING bird of the forest! : - )
> **Rob Gluck......... Chapel Hill,NC......... firstname.lastname@example.org
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