Thursday, 26 June 2014

Picid in Focus: Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker

A male (note the yellow crown) Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus, bringing food to its young in the cavity. Photo taken in Lower Austria (race alpinus) in spring 2014 by Thomas Hochebner

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Woodpecker book out today!

I am very pleased and proud to tell you all that my new book WOODPECKERS OF THE WORLD is officially published today by Helm/Bloomsbury. Thanks to all of you who helped in various ways. Gerard Gorman.

Sunday, 1 June 2014

Picid in Focus: Fernandina's Flicker female

Female Fernandina's Flicker Colaptes fernandinae. A localised and vulnerable Cuban endemic. Photo by Gerard Gorman, Zapata Swamp, Cuba, March 2014.