Sunday, 18 May 2014

Green Woodpecker female

Female Eurasian Green Woodpecker Picus viridis. Males have a red malar stripe. Taken in France by Yann Cambon.

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Impressive Black Woodpecker work

Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius is the only European woodpecker that can excavate trees like this. This huge cavity is a feeding site in a beech tree. The hand of the lady is for size-comparison. Photo taken in Slovakia in April, 2014, Gerard Gorman.