Monday, 18 June 2012

Great Spotted Woodpecker - Dendrocopos Major


Date spotted:18th June 2012 - 2pm
Location: Newton St Loe - Zones 1 + 5
Observation: Great Spotted Woodpecker sat on telegraph pole for a few minutes before flying off into nearby trees for cover. Not alot of wildlife around for some reason, probably the most deserted walk we have been on this year!
Weather: Blue Sky with some Cloud, Warm
Other Species: Blue Tit, Great Tit, Dunnock, Yellowhammer, Whitethroat, Pheasant, Great Spotter Woodpecker, Chaffinch, House Sparrow, Barn Swallow, House Martin, Swift, Blackbird.
Lots of damselflies about and also some fledglings.