• Common Name: Great Spotted Woodpecker

    Species: Dendrocopos major

    Conservation Status: Least Concern

    Population Trend: Increasing

    Size: Lenght from 23 to 26cm, Weight from 70 to 105g

    Diet: In winter, seeds from pine and spruce cones, and you can also find it in the local bird feeder. Rest of the year the diet varies but often includes insects and even eggs and fledglings of other birds.

    Sex: Males have a red nape, while females have a black nape and cap. Juveniles have a red cap.