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Great Spotted Woodpecker

Observed: 15th February 2012 By: dg4696
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Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
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Female

Approximately 9-10 inches in length, and an absent crimson spot on the nape suggests it is an adult female.

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Female

Definitely female, yes. Not necessarily adult, though, as they are hard to age from a photo. If it was born last year, it would still retain some juvenile feathers at the moment, but you would not see that in the photo.

Ian
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