These marks are only on this species, believed to be made by Woodpeckers. Most comments have been 'man made'. Not so.

These marks are only on this species, believed to be made by Woodpeckers. Most comments have been 'man made'. Not so.

Observation - These marks are only on this species, believed to be made by Woodpeckers. Most comments have been 'man made'. Not so. - UK and Ireland. Description: Marks are ragged holes in a circle around boughs of varying thickness and at different heights. There are other tree species in copse but marks are only on the Sycamore. Certainly NOT man made.

Marks are ragged holes in a circle around boughs of varying thickness and at different heights. There are other tree species in copse but marks are only on the Sycamore. Certainly NOT man made.