Monday, 29 March 2010

Black Woodpecker Holes

Old holes of Black Woodpecker Dryocopos martius in a dead pine tree. This species often creates several holes in favourite trees. Photo taken near Nova, north-west Estonia.

Sunday, 21 March 2010

Gallery: Black Woodpecker at nest hole

Adult male Black Woodpecker Dryocopos martius at its nest hole with large chicks. Photo taken by Paul Harris near Frankfurt, in Germany. Note the brownish tones especially in the flight feathers.

Sunday, 14 March 2010

Gallery: Green Woodpecker adult female

Close-up of a female Eurasian Green Woodpecker Picus viridis. Note the all black malar stripe. Males have red in the malar.

Monday, 8 March 2010

Old Feeding Holes of Black Woodpecker

Typical slit-shaped, old feeding holes of Black Woodpecker Dryocopos martius. Lednice, Czech Republic, March 2010.

Monday, 1 March 2010