Monday, 2 March 2015

Great Spotted Woodpecker eating peanuts

Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major. Budapest, Hungary, February 2014 (Gerard Gorman). In many parts of its vast range, from the British Isles eastwards through continental Europe and into Asia, this common species is often found in urban habitats, readily visiting garden feeders.

Friday, 13 February 2015

Answer to last woodpecker quiz

The last quiz bird was, of course, not difficult... Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major.
Taken in a garden in Buda, Budapest, Hungary, February 2014 (Gerard Gorman). Here is another shot of the same bird. 

Monday, 5 January 2015

Gallery: Europe's smallest woodpecker

Another shot of the adult male Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos minor in the post below. At around 14-16 cm in length this is Europe's smallest woodpecker. Budapest, Hungary by Gerard Gorman.

Thursday, 1 January 2015

Gallery: Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

Adult male Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos minor. Photo taken recently in Budapest, Hungary by Gerard Gorman.

Sunday, 21 December 2014

FESTIVE GREETINGS

Best Wishes to All for the Festive Season & New Year !
Gerard Gorman

Monday, 17 November 2014

Gallery: White-backed Woodpecker male

Male White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos. Bukk Hills, Hungary, November 2015 (Gerard Gorman).