Great Spotted Woodpecker

Great Spotted Woodpecker

Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) belongs to the Picidae Family. It is about 23 cm long and weights just a little over 80 grams. In the Polish mountains this woodpecker favors deciduous and pine forests, where it nests and feeds on wood boring insects. In May, the female woodpecker lays from 5 to 7 eggs. Both parents sit on eggs. This bird is under protection in Poland. The Low Beskid - Slope of Mount Woltuszowska - April 25, 2008.
on May 8, 2008 2:13 am
Image Type(s): Wildlife
Image ID: 402127


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lcarreau - May 13, 2008 3:24 pm - Voted 10/10

Woodpeckers are

so fun to watch! As a boy, I watched them
at family reunions in WA state. Everybody
else would be engaged in conversation,
and I would be watching woodpeckers in
a tree! THANKS for the nice photograph!!


Henryk - May 13, 2008 4:29 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Woodpeckers are

Thank you. This woodpecker kept working and it was hard to photograph it. Greetings, Henryk.

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