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Location

Embourg, Authors' Garden
Belgium

Metadata

Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 640 mm
Exposure 1/320, f/6.3, ISO 800 
Image size 548 x 667 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Piciformes   Family  Picidae

Deutsch  Buntspecht Dutch  Grote Bonte Specht
Italian  Picchio rosso maggiore Spanish  Pico Picapinos

Comments

The most abundant woodpecker across Europe, parts of Asia and Japan. The male has a small red patch on the nape, black in the female. The fastest drummer among European woodpeckers, up to 15 strikes per second, for 0.4-0.8 s.




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    22/02/2013

Great Spotted Woodpecker mÔle
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Jean-Michel PAULUS