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I Haven’t Seen My Great Spotted Woodpecker Since April (1 Viewer)

Euan Buchan

The Edinburgh Birdwatcher
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Scotland
It has just occurred to me that I haven’t seen my regular female Great Spotted Woodpecker in my garden since 8th April. There have been times I’ve not seen her for a few weeks and she will turn up but it’s not like her to not show up at all especially now as it’s September. I have the feeling she may have passed on, but she was a brilliant regular to my feeder and hopefully her spouse & kids return to the garden soon and continue her legacy.
 

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Himalaya

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Our local ones seem a bit more subdued. On my upland patch they don't even drum before and during the breeding season. They do still breed though.
 

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