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The smallest woodpecker of central Europe This photography shows Lesser spotted woodpecker (Least-concern by IUCN) - which is the smallest species of woodpecker in Poland. I took this picture in birch forest. This woodpecker is really tiny - a size of a sparrow!<br />
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The smallest woodpecker of central Europe

This photography shows Lesser spotted woodpecker (Least-concern by IUCN) - which is the smallest species of woodpecker in Poland. I took this picture in birch forest. This woodpecker is really tiny - a size of a sparrow!
This photography shows wild animal.

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The Lesser Spotted Woodpecker is a member of the woodpecker family Picidae. It is sometimes assigned to the genus ''Dendrocopos'' .

The range of the Lesser Spotted Woodpecker is the Palearctic region, but several subspecies are recognised.

Species identified by PiotrGórny
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By PiotrGórny

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Uploaded Apr 30, 2015. Captured Mar 28, 2014 13:09 in Andrzeja Kmicica, 85-501 Bydgoszcz, Poland.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1328s
  • ISO400
  • 400mm