Wednesday 7 October 2020

A NEW BOOK on Eurasian Green Woodpecker

I am pleased to announce that my new book, THE GREEN WOODPECKER - A MONOGRAPH ON PICUS VIRIDIS, has been published. It is available via and and all amazon sites. Hope you like it, Gerard.

Wednesday 9 September 2020

Grey-headed Woodpecker (Picus canus). Female. Hungary, September 2020.

Close-up of a Grey-headed Woodpecker (Picus canus). 
Female. Hungary, September 2020. Photo: Gerard Gorman.

Tuesday 26 May 2020

Syrian Woodpecker male

A male Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus at his drumming post. Hungary, May 2020. Photo: Gerard Gorman.

Thursday 7 May 2020

Book: woodpecker artwork

The book WOODPECKERS OF EUROPE (2004) is out-of-print, and hard to find thesedays. Here is a sample, showing the excellent artwork of Szabolcs Kokay. Black Woodpecker on the cover and a plate with Great Spotted Woodpecker. 

Saturday 25 April 2020

Time for reading?

Most of us have less time outside than usual right now... so maybe do a little reading, a little research? Here is a suggestion :-)

Tuesday 7 April 2020

Adult male Eurasian Green Woodpecker

Adult male (note the red malar stripe) Eurasian Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis). This great photo was taken in south-east France, 2020, by J-M Bompar.

Sunday 22 March 2020

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker on snag

A male Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Dryobates minor) in a classic pose on a dry snag. SE France, March, 2020. Thanks/Merci to J-M Bompar.