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The European Green Woodpecker is a member of the woodpecker family Picidae. There are four subspecies and it occurs in most parts of Europe and in western Asia. All have green upperparts, paler yellowish underparts, a red crown and moustachial stripe which has a red centre in males but is all black in females.

The European Green Woodpecker spends much of its time feeding on ants on the ground and does not often 'drum' on trees like other woodpecker species. It is a shy bird but usually.. more

Species identified by Dr Harsha Vardhan Reddy
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By Dr Harsha Vardhan Reddy

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Uploaded Mar 2, 2019. Captured Mar 2, 2019 12:08 in 14 Avenue des Arts, 33600 Pessac, France.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/6.3
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 600mm