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July 2, 2013 / viewsfromasmallisland

Great spotted woodpecker

Great spotted woodpecker r

I recently posted a photo of the red-hot pokers and explained about the woodpecker coming to feed off them.  Well, here it is, caught in the act.  I was pleased to get this as it is a very nervous bird and the shot required some cropping as I couldn’t get too close.  Lovely handsome bird though and the sound of this bird drumming on an old, dead tree, as I walk through  a wood in spring still makes my heart leap.



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  1. meticulousmick / Jul 2 2013 8:49 pm

    You did it! Congratulations and what a spectacular specimen you found. MM 👍

    I’ll now have to think of the next challenge 😉

  2. Gallivanta / Jul 3 2013 12:17 am


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