An Acorn Woodpecker can be found among Oak and Pine-Oak forests in the southwestern U.S, western Oregon and California, Mexico and Central America. Their name derives from the fact that they harvest acorns directly from Oak trees, store them in holes in trees, and eat them. These woodpeckers will also eat insects. Acorn Woodpeckers live… Read More ACORN WOODPECKER


I frequent the Garland Prairie area in northern Arizona and have seen Northern Harriers and Ferruginous Hawks numerous times. Birds of prey can soar easily to look over large areas seeking small rodents, reptiles, and small birds all year-long. The Northern Harrier is a long-winged and long-tailed hawk found in open areas, such as meadows and… Read More PRAIRIE LIFE