Woodpecker Holes In The Coulter Pine

Coulter Pine With Wood Pecker Holes

This coulter pine has accumulated many years of holes burrowed in its trunk. Years ago when my grandma was visiting us up in the mountains, she wanted to know why someone was doing construction at the crack of dawn. We giggled and explained that woodpeckers sound like construction workers with nails and hammers as they punch holes in trees. I forgot my memory card and was unable to capture a better video of the woodpecker attacking the tree, but I think you can hear him. Someone claimed there was nothing in the video, but if you look closely, you can see the woodpecker. Also, turn up the sound because you can definitely hear him.

On a recent trip to the mountains I forgot my memory card and was unable to capture a better video of the woodpecker attacking the tree, but I think you can hear him. Someone claimed there was nothing in the video, but if you look closely, you can see the woodpecker. Also, turn up the sound because you can definitely hear him.

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The Little Palm Tree

This palm tree planted itself near a set of abandoned railroad tracks, and it is replenished when the nearby storm drain fills up after a rainstorm.
This palm tree planted itself near a set of abandoned railroad tracks, and it is replenished when the nearby storm drain fills up after a rainstorm.

There is a little palm tree near a storm drain, and theĀ  planted itself there. I always enjoy looking at this palm, which is replenished after rain and snowstorms. There is something to be said for how nature chooses to landscape itself.