green woodpecker

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Synonyms for green woodpecker

woodpecker of Europe and western Asia

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In this study, we picked a widespread, genetically well-sampled, and well-studied woodpecker species in Europe, the Eurasian green woodpecker (Picus viridis).
Its remarkable call is usually the first indication that there is a green woodpecker in the vicinity.
Estimate pounds 50-70 Arthur Greddington's Green Woodpecker.
There is also the black-headed gull (twenty-five plus), once known as a coddymoddy, in Suffolk and a Scoulton pewit in Norfolk, and the green woodpecker (twenty-five plus), or rain-bird, yaffle, and wood-awl.
Green woodpeckers are among a small group of birds, including robins and wrens, which feed mainly on insects, in their case ants, but do not migrate for the winter.
Woodcock and tawny owls live in the wood and the green woodpecker and cuckoo are summer visitors.
More locally, a great northern diver and Manx shearwaters were off the Great Orme, while a hobby and a green woodpecKer were in Pentraeth forest.
The Moor supports an abundance of this; its birdlife includes lapwing, curlew and green woodpecker and its invertebrate population is of particular interest, with numerous species of damselfly and dragonfly, longhorn beetles and spiders.
The largest is the Green Woodpecker which has a startling "yaffling" call.
Ring Ousel Pic: MALCOLM GRIFFITHS Little Egret Pic: ADRIAN FOSTER LOSER: The demented "yaffle" of the Green Woodpecker used to be numerous and widespread in North Wales.
My husband consulted his bird 'bible' and thinks it may be a green woodpecker.
This picture of the green woodpecker was taken early one morning at All Saints' Cemetery at Coundon Wedge by our CV5 photographic blogger David Krawczyk.
So far, a pond has been created along with a wildlife viewing platform, trees and shrubs have been planted, and a host of birds have been attracted to the area including kingfisher, green woodpecker and owls.
Both new paths provide visitors with access to the site's stream, marsh and woodland habitats giving them the chance to view animals like the brown hare, stoats and weasels, various birds including the jay and the green woodpecker and plants like orchids, primroses and the Welsh poppy.