Monday, 30 May 2011

Video Clip: Syrian Woodpecker

Adult male Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus with a grub in its beak. Clip by Dan Bastaja shot at Balmazujvaros, Hungary, May 2011.

Thursday, 26 May 2011

Gallery: Adult male White-backed Woodpecker

Adult male White-backed Woodpecker. Nominate race Dendrocopos leucotos leucotos. Taken by Gerard Gorman, Bukk Hills, Hungary, May 2011.

Friday, 20 May 2011

Gallery: Female Syrian Woodpecker

Adult female Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus. Note lack of red on the nape (males show red). Photo taken in Zemplen Hills, Hungary by Gerard Gorman.

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Quiz woodpecker 40

Which species is this ? And why ? Photo taken by Gerard Gorman in Hungary.

Sunday, 15 May 2011

Gallery: Grey-headed Woodpecker female

Grey-headed Woodpecker Picus canus (aka Grey-faced Woodpecker) adult female. Note lack of red on forecrown. Photo by Thomas Hochebner, Austria.

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

More Black Woodpecker work

Here is a classic, impressive feeding site of Black Woodpecker Dryocopos martius. Such holes are made when birds search for Carpenter Ants. Photo taken at Papuk, north-eastern Croatia by Josip Ledinscak.