Woodpeckers

Woodpeckers were the bird of choice at Calke Abbey today.

For a moment I thought this might be lesser spotted woodpecker as its markings are similar but the full red cap and less defined markings  confirmed it as a juvenile great spotted. I saw an adult male great spotted woodpecker in the same area but I’ve never seen one like this before.

WoodenPecker

I think it’s a woodenpecker! (groan)

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