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Lovely illustrations and what a lovely story. I'm calling them carpenter
birds now too!

On Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 7:39 AM, Bruce Bartrug <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> 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]
> > wrote:
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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
>> Guild of Natural Science Illustrators
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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]
>> <[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
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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
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>>
>>>
>>> >^..^<
>>> *Chris Gralapp*, MA, CMI, FAMI
>>> Medical/Scientific Illustration
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