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Greater spotted woodpecker (juvenile)

Dendrocopos major

Description:

There were a few of these taking it in turns on the feeding station but this ones markings were slightly different and it had a red crown which is indicative of a Juvenile bird. It also didn't stay still long enough for many photos, usually around the other side of the tree stump.

Habitat:

Outside the lodge near the Martinselkonen wilds centre, suomussalmi.

Notes:

There is also a Great tit on top of the post but this is too small to crop and make a separate spotting of.

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Debbie Stewart
Spotted by
Debbie Stewart

Suomussalmi, Itä-Suomi, Finland

Spotted on Jul 19, 2013
Submitted on Jul 31, 2013

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