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Pica-pau-malhado (♀)

Dendrocopos major

Notes:

Males with red spot on the nape, absent in females. Juveniles with all red heads, almost like a helmet.

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Great spotted woodpecker
Dendeocopos major Great spotted woodpecker - Wikipedia


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chickenparmesan24
chickenparmesan24 a year ago

These woodpeckers exhibit minor sexual dimorphism. Males and juveniles have the red patches. Females do not.

Claudio Marques
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Claudio Marques

Gevelsberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Spotted on Mar 20, 2020
Submitted on Apr 15, 2020

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