Sunday, 23 October 2016

Andean Flicker holes

Holes (for nesting and/or roosting) made by Andean Flicker (Colaptes rupicola) in the mud brick wall of a house. In village in the Andes, Peru. October 2016. This highly terrestrial woodpecker rarely pecks in wood!

Sunday, 9 October 2016

Acorn Woodpecker female

Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus. 
Arizona, USA, July 2014. This is a female, males have all of the crown red.

Sunday, 2 October 2016

Syrian Woodpecker posing

Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus posing on a wooden utility pole in a village in Hungary. September 2016, Gerard Gorman.