The Woodpeckers by Fannie Hardy Eckstorm

The Woodpeckers, by Fannie Hardy Eckstorm – Updated

The Woodpeckers

The Woodpeckers by Fannie Hardy Eckstorm – Cover

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THE WOODPECKERS

BY

FANNIE HARDY ECKSTORM

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS

The Woodpeckers by Fannie Hardy EckstormBOSTON AND NEW YORK HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY The Riverside Press, Cambridge 1901

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COPYRIGHT, 1900, BY FANNIE HARDY ECKSTORM

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

To

MY FATHER MR. MANLY HARDY A Lifelong Naturalist

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CHAP. PAGE
 Foreword: the Riddlers
I.  How to know a Woodpecker
II.  How the Woodpecker catches a Grub
III.  How the Woodpecker courts his Mate
IV. How the Woodpecker makes a House
V.  How a Flicker feeds her Young
VI.  Friend Downy
VII.  Persona non Grata. (Yellow-bellied Sapsucker)
VIII.  El Carpintero. (Californian Woodpecker)
IX.  A Red-headed Cousin. (Red-headed Woodpecker)
X.  A Study of Acquired Habits
XI.  The Woodpecker’s Tools: His Bill
XII.  The Woodpecker’s Tools: His Foot
XIII.  The Woodpecker’s Tools: His Tail
XIV. The Woodpecker’s Tools: His Tongue
XV.  How each Woodpecker is fitted for his own Kind of Life
XVI.  The Argument from Design
. APPENDIX – Terms
. APPENDIX – Key
. APPENDIX – Descriptions

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Pileated and Red-bellied Woodpecker on same tree by Ray

Pileated and Red-bellied Woodpecker on same tree by Ray


Lee’s Addition:

Its leaves were lovely, Its fruit abundant, And in it was food for all. The beasts of the field found shade under it, The birds of the heavens dwelt in its branches, And all flesh was fed from it. (Daniel 4:12 NKJV)

* This my updated version of The Woodpeckers with current information and photos. *

* This series is about North American Woodpeckers, but here is a neat one from one from South America. *

Yellow-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes flavifrons) by Dario Sanches

Yellow-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes flavifrons) by Dario Sanches

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