John Burroughs Quotes Archive
This is a collection of quotes about food from John Burroughs.
When the woodpecker is searching for food or laying
Posted February 21, 2020
“When the woodpecker is searching for food, or laying siege to some hidden grub, the sound of his hammer is dead or muffled and is heard but a few yards. It is only upon dry, seasoned timber, freed of its bark, that he beats his reveille to spring and wooes his mate.”