Monthly Archives: June 2016

Weekly Schedule: June 26-July 4

June 26-July 4 Program Flyer for blog

Weekly Schedule: June 19-26

June 19-26 Program Flyer for blog

Knock knock…who’s there?

It’s a hairy woodpecker! Park staff heard a knocking on the outer wall of the South Falls Lodge, and looked outside to find a hairy woodpecker (Leuconotopicus villosus) pecking around the wall looking for bugs. Note the bird’s powerful beak, zygodactyl (X-shaped) claws, and stiff tail feathers supporting it while it clings to the wall – all of which are adaptations that help woodpeckers in their daily lives.

For more information on these fascinating birds, look here.

Weekly Schedule: June 8-19

June 8-19 Program Flyer