Friday, 22 December 2017

Black Woodpecker pair

Black Woodpecker Dryocopos martius, male and female. The birds are changing over at the nesting cavity. Photo taken by Yann Cambon on the 13th ‎April ‎2015, in Dordogne, France.

Friday, 29 September 2017

Eurasian Wryneck

Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla, Le Teich, Gironde, France, Sept 6th, 2017. A wonderful photo taken by Yann Cambon. Merci!

Saturday, 2 September 2017

Green Woodpecker toy

Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis) toy. Probably gets the kids interested!

Monday, 7 August 2017


One for your diary perhaps, if you are in the UK this summer. An illustrated talk WOODPECKER - THE BIRD IN LEGEND AND MYTH at 11am on Sunday August 20th at the British Bird Fair.

Saturday, 13 May 2017


The Wryneck Jynx torquilla is an atypical woodpecker. This one was singing in the open in Hungary a few days ago (Gerard Gorman).

Thursday, 4 May 2017

Syrian Woodpecker adult male

Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus, adult male. A recent image from eastern Hungary. Gerard Gorman. 

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

White-backed Woodpecker preening

White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos, nominate race leucotos. Adult female, preening. Bükk Hills, Hungary, 2014.