Posts tagged “Wisconsin

Hairy Woodpecker

A Hairy Woodpecker forages in trees along the edge of a marsh in Wisconsin.

Below, you can see its tongue darting under the bark as it searches for food.

House Wren

A House Wren arrives near her nest cavity with food for her chicks.

She pauses at the entrance for just a moment before plunging in and triggering a cacophony of tiny squeaks.

She checks that the coast is clear.

Then departs to do it all over again… and again… and again…

Gathering Spiderwebs

Near the edge of a marsh in western Wisconsin, a female Ruby-throated Hummingbird gathers spiderwebs to use as nesting material. She moves from web to web until she has enough to make the trip worthwhile.