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Great spotted woodpecker

Dendrocopos major


The great spotted woodpecker is a medium-sized woodpecker with pied black and white plumage and a red patch on the lower belly. Males have also a red marking on the neck or head.


In a small park.


Photo taken by Arne Røysland.

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Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 2 weeks ago

Great series!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 weeks ago

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Oslo, Norway

Lat: 59.96, Long: 10.91

Spotted on Oct 30, 2019
Submitted on Oct 30, 2019

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