Tagged: Outdoors

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Scarecrows, Pumpkins and Autumn, Oh My!

It’s that time of year again, when the kids go back to school, the days get shorter and the weather turns cooler. It can mean only one thing- Autumn is upon us! And that means it’s...

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Autumn Splendor | Peak Leaf Viewing in Western New York

Something beautiful is taking place in the Northeast this time of year. With cooler temperatures and shortened daylight hours, the trees are going through a change and showcasing their full Autumn splendor.  Leaves are...

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My Search for the Pileated Woodpecker is a Huge Success

The Pileated Woodpecker is the largest Woodpecker in North America. It measures a staggering 16-19 inches (41-48cm) long, with a wingspan of 26-30 inches (66-76cm) and weighs a whopping 8-12 ounces (227-340g). Compare that...

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The Elusive Frog-Bird | Frog or Bird?

For the past three years or so, I’ve been hearing an unusual bird singing from somewhere near the edge of the woods behind our house. I have heard it in various places in the...