Wildlife in my local patch

Hampshire UK

May 31, 2014
by Jackson Hellewell
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Great Spotted Woodpecker fledglings

A few days ago my friend Archie and I were walking down the road by his house when we heard what sounded like a Great spotted Woodpecker, but it’s usual ‘tchick’ sound was repeated very loudly and very quickly. Not … Continue reading

Great Spotted “Nutcracker”

May 10, 2014 by Jackson Hellewell | Comments Off on Great Spotted “Nutcracker”

At my friend Tom B’s house a great spotted woodpecker has shown some funny behaviour. It will grab a whole peanut from their bird feeder and put it in a crack in the post. ¬†Then it will peck at it taking small bite-size pieces from its convenient spot. Apparently now the crack is getting bigger and bigger thanks to the woodpecker.¬† So I set up my trail cam to have a look. Here are the results and I’ve chosen this as my image of the week for this week:

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