Are they pileateds, Melinda? They can really put up a ruckus! But even the little ones have their moments. Last year I was sure I was hearing pileateds on the power poles--they were soooooo loud. But when I finally tracked down the culprits it turned out to be downy woodpeckers and sapsuckers banging on the metal guards on the tops of the poles!
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."