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Great Spotted Woodpecker




Great Spotted Woodpecker - June - Haworth


Great Spotted Woodpecker

Has large white patches on shoulders and red marking under the tail which both sexes have, only the male has a red nape.

The woodpeckers flight is undulating, they can be seen climbing trees in a series of hops, they are seldom seen on the ground.

It is about the same size as a Blackbird.

Length: 23cm
Wingspan: 36cm
Lifespan: 10 years





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