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Woodpecker

Observed: 26th December 2009 By: crs228
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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GreaterSpottedWoodpecker
Description:

black, white and red bird about 50cm tall

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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50cm?

Size is one of those things that is extremely difficult to judge in the field, without some point of reference.
A length of around 25cm (bill tip to tail tip) around 10inches is nearer the mark for a great spotted woodpecker.