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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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    Great Spotted Woodpecker

     

Stanmore Common, London, England  11 Mar 2012  1738h

One of a pair calling excitedly in an old beech

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    Great Spotted Woodpecker2

     

  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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