Thursday, 25 July 2013

Syrian Woodpecker close-up

Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus female. Taken in Bulgaria in June 2012 by Peter Basterfield.

Friday, 19 July 2013

Woodpeckers in Tracks and Signs Book

My new book POCKET GUIDE TO TRACKS AND SIGNS is due out this September. Published by New Holland, London. Although it covers mostly European mammals, as well as some insects, there are photos and information on birds including the signs that woodpeckers make. Check out the link about for more details. Gerard Gorman.

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

A Quiz Woodpecker

Here is another quiz woodpecker for you ? Which European species is this ?  I took this picture in Hungary, so there are five 'black-and-white' species to choose from.