Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Gallery: Black Woodpecker female

Female Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius in classic pose by the nest-hole. Male has complete red crown, female only at rear. Photo by Thomas Hochebner taken in Austria in spring 2012.

Monday, 23 July 2012

Black Woodpecker work on a barn

This photo shows the work of Black Woodpecker on a barn door-post. This kind of foraging activity does not endear woodpeckers to everyone but it does show how inventive they are! The door-post was rotten and full of insects.Photo taken in Northern Spain, April 2012, by Gerard Gorman

Sunday, 15 July 2012

Talk on the Black Woodpecker

I will be giving a short illustrated talk THE BLACK WOODPECKER - EUROPE'S LARGEST PICID at the British Birdwatching Fair at Rutland Water on Saturday 18th August from 2.30pm..Click here for details:

Monday, 9 July 2012

Gallery: Wryneck in hole

Another shot of Wryneck (same bird as in previous post). Photo by Gerard Gorman, Bukks Hills, Hungary, June 2012