Telling a Story with Photos: Mrs. WC Edition


It will come as no surprise to those who know her: Mrs. WC is a gifted photographer. Here’s an excellent series of photos of a female Northern Flicker showing why there is Virgina Creeper growing all over the North End of Boise.

Female Northern Flicker on Virginia Creeper brambles

Female Northern Flicker on Virginia Creeper brambles

 

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Reach for the berry

 

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Grab the berry

 

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Position the berry

 

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Toss it down

 

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Swallow

 

A seriously bulging crop

A seriously bulging crop

Virginia Creeper seeds pass through a bird’s gut intact and ready to germinate. You can see this bird will be distributing seeds quite soon.

Thanks to Mrs. WC for the great photos.

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