Saturday, 23 November 2019

Syrian Woodpecker female

Here is a nice Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus. A female, note the lack of red on the nape. Thanks to David Carlsson who took this shot in Hungary in October 2019.

Friday, 11 October 2019

Black Woodpecker male

Adult male Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius, Hungary, by David Carlsson. 

Sunday, 1 September 2019

NEW! Hungarian Woodpecker Working Group

Very pleased to announce the establishment of the HUNGARIAN WOODPECKER WORKING GROUP, founded this spring in Budapest. It will work under the umbrella of the Hungarian Ornithological and Nature Conservation Society (MME). Lots of plans and plenty to do! Here is the group's logo.

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

White-backed Woodpecker in flight

A male White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos takes off! Photo by David Carlsson taken in Belarus in May 2019.

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Middle Spotted Woodpecker

Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius or Dendrocopos medius. Photo taken yesterday in the Buda Hills, Budapest, Hungary by Gerard Gorman.

Friday, 7 December 2018

Syrian Woodpecker male

Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus, Hungary, 2018. This woodpecker often frequents urban areas and seeing one, like this adult male, on a wooden utility pole is not unusual at all.