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Friday, January 3, 2014

Great Spotted Woodpecker

The Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) is a bird species of the woodpecker family (Picidae). It is distributed throughout Europe and northern Asia, and usually resident year-round except in the colder parts of its range. It is not considered a threatened species by the IUCN, being widely distributed and quite common.A significant recent increase in the British population has been suggested as the cause of the recolonization of Ireland.

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