Woodpecker – picture post from Scotland

Woodpecker – picture post from Scotland I posted previously about a recent trip to Scotland when we spent time in St Catherines in Argyll and Bute on the Cowal peninsular. We stayed in a quiet and fairly isolated cottage, nestled in an area of protected forest and close to the shore of Loch Fyne. This […]

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The Great Spotted Woodpecker

The Great Spotted Woodpecker. A few weeks ago, in mid-December, I wrote about spotting the Great Spotted Woodpecker. Yesterday whilst out walking and in the same location, and that my wife and I call Woodpecker Gate, I saw him again and managed to grab a few pictures. I won’t write in detail about the woodpecker […]

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Spotting the Great Spotted Woodpecker

Great Spotted Woodpecker

Spotting the Spotted Woodpecker There are three species of woodpecker that breed in the UK: the green woodpecker; the lesser spotted woodpecker and the great spotted woodpecker. The Lesser Spotted is a declining species of woodpecker whilst the great spotted and the green are pretty common and can be found across the UK, although I […]

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