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 Great Spotted Woodpecker  Dendrocopus major


 

   Sonogram of drumming Great Spotted Woodpecker

Parque Natural de Los Alcornocales, Andalucia, Spain  36 08' 52.0'' N  05 35' 01.2'' W  15 Apr 2010  1228h

Territorial drumming on mature Cork Oak; 15-17 taps in each 0.80-0.85 second roll (up to 11 rolls per minute).

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    Sonogram of Great Spotted Woodpecker calls

Stanmore Common, London, England  11 Mar 2012  1738h

One of a pair calling excitedly in an old beech.

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    Sonogram of Great Spotted Woodpecker calls

Loch Garten, Inverness-shire, Scotland  8 Jun 2012

Calls from a begging juvenile in Scots Pine forest.

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  Sonogram of drumming Great Spotted Woodpecker

Sunny Hill Park, London  24 February 2008, 0755h

Territorial drumming on mature Oak, c1 metre from ground, 12 strikes in c0.6 seconds.

 

 


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