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Oops.  I should correct the spelling of carp*i*ntero.  Duh.

On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 9:18 PM, OC Carlisle <[log in to unmask]>
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> Chris,
>
> This is indeed a wonderful site. I have a Portarican friend and will share
> this with her. These are indeed beautiful works of art. Thank you for
> sharing!
>
> OC Carlisle
> Scientific Illustration, Photographic Fine Art
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> “Take Flight And Soar With Your Dreams”
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> On Aug 23, 2016, at 9:09 PM, Chris Gralapp <[log in to unmask]
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> I have been a fan of the Bibliodyssey blog for years--it is a site that
> curates antique book illustration.  If you look around on the site (if you
> scroll down a bit you will find links to other pages as well as an archive
> link), you will find wonderful things.  It has moved to a tumblr site
>
> On 8/23/2016 5:56 PM, Bruce Bartrug wrote:
>
> *Carpentero* is a Spanish word for woodpecker, Chris, or more properly, *pájaro
> carpentero* (carpenter bird).  But wow, what a great reference page!
> Where'd you find that?
>
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 6:40 PM, Chris Gralapp <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
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>> I am having some work done at my house by a trio of very smart and funny
>> El Salvadorean carpenters.  One day one of the guys said:  "Have you seen
>> the carpenter birds?"  and he pointed out the window to a Pileated
>> woodpecker family--a mother and big noisy fledgling, who was squawking
>> for food.  I thought the name 'carpenter bird' was very charming, and since
>> that day I have seen them again, this time a family of four, making the
>> chips fly off an old oak tree above my deck.  What a treat!  So I just ran
>> across this blog that features fabulous images of woodpecker species from
>> around the world--from the Woodpecker Book!
>>
>> http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2011/04/woodpecker-book.html
>>
>> Hint--if you click on the image, you can view very large scans of the
>> images.
>>
>> I think I will call them carpenter birds from now on--very apt!
>>
>> Chris
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>> *Chris Gralapp*, MA, CMI, FAMI
>> Medical/Scientific Illustration
>> eyeart at chrisgralapp.com
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