Osprey, also known as "Sea Hawk", the body can be 24 inches long and the wing span is 71 inches, it nests in any location as long as water is near, found on every contenant except Antarctica, the nest is a large heap of sticks, driftwood and seeweed built in forks of trees, rocky outcrops and utility poles, they mate for life
Great way to store mops and brooms in your utility closet The hooks are from Lowe's in the garden section. Remove the utility pole and slide the hooks on. They also work great in the clothes closet to hang belts or umbrellas.
Acorn Woodpecker - Corvallis, Oregon. This bird is tending to a store of acorns in a "granary tree". They live in extended family groups, and cache acorns up to 50,000 at a time in carefully tended holes in trees and telephone poles.
A view of the entire seating area. I needed something to hide the utility pole and the worn-out property line fence. The planters and trellis from IKEA provide a nice screen for these unsightly objects.