Tag Archives: Great spotted woodpecker

Problem solving Woodpecker

How do you open a Hazel nut which keeps rolling around? This Great Spotted Woodpecker has a smart idea. He frequently brings over a nut, places it in a crack in the telegraph pole to hold it still, before hammering … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods today – February

If you go down to the woods today – February If you go down to the wood today signs of Spring are everywhere even though the temperatures are still dipping below freezing. Woodpeckers are drumming, the treetops are alive with … Continue reading

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Bird Advent calendar -Day 11

Day 11 of my count down to Christmas is a bird that is on the green status on the RSPB website and is quite common in the UK, the Great Spotted Woodpecker or GSW for short. In my garden I … Continue reading

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