Snags are home too.

A snag is a dead tree that is still standing or has recently fallen. They may be dead as trees but can support an abundance of life. Plenty of insects to feed the hungry birds but they are also nesting places and perches where birds can feel secure with a good, clear view of their surroundings. Here are a few shots of snags supporting birds.

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The Osprey uses the snag as a place to look down into the canal for fish.  While the Red-bellied Woodpecker uses this pine as it’s home.  Here are a few more birds feeling right at home on snags.

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About birds n' bugs

Retired, living in SW Florida and spending my time at nature photography in my local area. I volunteer with a couple of local organizations to help my adopted home town. Travelling is now by airplane and car instead of a sailboat but happy anyway.
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2 Responses to Snags are home too.

  1. chatou11 says:

    Trees never die.. what beautiful birds!

  2. elleturner4 says:

    Beautiful photos 🙂

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