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Birds Turkey Vulture in front yard 8 Apr 2014 Turkey Vultures in front yard 25 Mar 2015 California Towhee (Wiki) Aug 2013 Northern Flicker (Wiki) Dec 2013 Pileated Woodpecker (maybe 10″ tall?) basis for Woody Woodpecker House Finch Woodpecker eating seeds? Receiving the messenger in the garden the king said nothing at all (for which he might have been held liable later) but strolled around lopping off the heads of the tallest poppies with a stick. Then a day or two later more branches were broken.
Later the pidginswere on the ground below the feeder eating the leftovers. Taken using the HDR Camera app in my Motorola Electrify 2 cell phone. Within an hour the swipe was covered with ants.