“Life is about rhythm. We vibrate,
our hearts are pumping blood,
we are a rhythm machine,
that’s what we are.” — Mickey Hart
“March to the beat of your own drummer.” — Henry David Thoreau
Pileated Woodpeckers, recognized by their distinctive flaming-red crest, drum on dead trees in a deep, slow, rolling pattern to dig out carpenter ants and other insects.
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Pileated Woodpecker — Photo by Mary O’Connor