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MIDDLE SPOTTED WOODPECKER


MIDDLE SPOTTED WOODPECKER
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Copyright: Marius Secan (marius-secan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2007 W: 0 N: 5412] (29598)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-11-23
Categories: Birds
Camera: NIKON D 610, Nikon 300mm f/4D IF-ED AF-S + 1,4TC II
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-01-21 1:55
Viewed: 156
Points: 10
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MIDDLE SPOTTED WOODPECKER (DENDROCOPOS MEDIUS)

The Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos medius) is a European woodpecker belonging to the genus Dendrocopos.

The Middle Spotted Woodpecker occurs only in Europe and southwest Asia, from northern Spain and France east to Poland and Ukraine, and south to central Italy (where local), the Balkan Peninsula, Lithuania, Latvia, Turkey and the Caucasus. This species used to breed in Sweden but became extinct in the 80's. However, Middle Spotted Woodpeckers have been seen in Sweden in appropriate breeding habitats after the extinction. Due to its sedentary nature it has never been recorded in Great Britain. It prefers deciduous forest regions, especially areas with old oak, hornbeam and elm, and a patchwork of clearings, pasture and dense woodland.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2019-01-21 15:20]

Hi Marius,there are a lot of woodpeckers too in my forest,but i never had this chance to take a good pic,your is wonderful,well exposed and very very sharp,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2019-01-22 1:23]

beautiful..

What a lovely busy body....woody woodpecker all is excellent well done MARIUS SECAN

Great shot Marius. Well done.

Hello Marius,
Can't remember, if I've seen this species before or not 🤔. Well captured with nice background. Beautiful bird.
Thanks and regards,
Srikumar

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