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Woodpecker Dispute

Observed: 26th July 2011 By: pkd35
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Woodpecker Dispute
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Description:

These are poor photos but I think that they
capture the mood ! The Greater Spotted appears to be the victor. I suspect that the cause was fallen apples.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Great Spotted and Green woodpeckers (Dendrocopos major & Picus viridis)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
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Species interactions

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Comments

Martin Harvey's picture

Fascinating

Great to see this interaction, thanks for posting the photos.

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Entomologist and biological recorder