Local wildlife sightings in and around Somerset, Devon and Dorset (and occasionally further afield too). Dedicated Nikon user. Follow me on Twitter @chardbirder. All images on this Blog are copyright of the Owner/contributors and cannot be used without written permission. All views expressed are my own.
Tuesday, 4 June 2013
Great spotted woodpecker...
Andy Grinter put me on to this nest site that he came across while out birding the other evening, so I went along to have a look. It was easy enough to find, the young bird never stopped calling and could be heard some way off. I set the camera up, stuck it on record and then moved back and waited. It paid off and the edited version can be seen below along with this great shot of the male feeding the young bird taken by Andy:
Great spotted woodpecker: A. Grinter
Judging by the size of the little chap, he'll be out of there any day now.