Sunday, 21 October 2012

Quiz Woodpecker 32

Which species and sex is this woodpecker ? Photo taken in Hungary, October 2012, by Gerard Gorman.


Anonymous said...

There is no comment, so I make a try: The bird has a black stripe to the base of the bill, which rules out Middle Spotted, the nostrils above the bill seems to be white and the white frontal patch is rather large, therefore I suppose a Syrian Woodpecker.
Greeting Thomas from Eschenau (AT)

Gerard Gorman said...

Of course, you are right Thomas !