Wildlife : Birdwatching - 895 ๐Ÿฆ

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๐Ÿ”ถThe black woodpecker (Dryocopus martius)

Most often I meet these big guys in autumn. And I meet them both in mixed forests and in conifers. These woodpeckers are real workaholics, they study the tree on which they sit for a long time, carefully and diligently examining them for the presence of hard-to-reach insects hidden inside.

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Their large and powerful beak allows them to break down thick bark and wood. Sometimes you can see literally naked trees with stripped bark.
In these photos there is a male. He has a red long cap on his head, you can even call it a mohawk. In females, this little red cap is small, like a beret.

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