14 June 2014

Great spotted woodpecker


A great spotted woodpecker at his nest 7.6.2014.

The great spotted woodpecker is the most common 
woodpecker in Finland. They lay 4-7 eggs in May. 
Both parents incubate the eggs for 10-12 days. 
Fledgelings learn to fly in 20-25 days. 

I'm linking to I'd Rather B Birdin'.


30 comments:

  1. nice, crisp, clear image!! it's a beautiful bird!!!!

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  2. He's a beauty!!Boom, Bobbi and Gary.

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  3. A beautiful bird, they seem to have a rising population.

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    1. Thank you Christian! They seem to be doing really well.

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  4. Love the woodies, gorgeous bird and photo.

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  5. He's wonderful! really pretty patterns of feathers. Lovely shot of him!

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  6. He's a beauty! Nice shot!

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  7. What a gorgeous bird! I want to see the babies!

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    1. Thank you Betsy! I found the nest by listening to the babies, but they stayed inside the nest.

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  8. Beautiful woodpecker! A pleasure to see.

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  9. I enlarged the picture; BEAUTIFUL woodpecker, isn't he♡♡♡  

    Sending you lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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    1. Thank you Miyako! He's very handsome. Lots of hugs to you!

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  10. Beautiful photos of this woodpecker male.
    I hope you can shoot the young woodpeckers.
    Greetings Irma

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    1. Thank you Irma! I saw chicks today in Porvoo. *Ü*

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  11. Wow....a dramatic composition here! Beautiful photo! As always.

    Thanks for linking up this weekend at the Bird D'Pot!! All the birders appreciate your participation.

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  12. Such a beautiful bird and lovely shot !

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  13. Great pictures of one of my favourite birds. Always a treat to see one.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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    1. Thank you Stewart! I'll be showing more of them soon.

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  14. vad mysigt med ett hackspettbo. Jag har inte sett eller hört något i år. De kan ju vara rätt högljudda. :)

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    1. Tack Monica! Jag hittade boet genom att lyssna på ungarnas skrikande. De är verkligen högljudda.

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