TQ2995 : Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis)

taken 9 years ago, near to Southgate, Enfield, Great Britain

Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis)
Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis)
To dig his large beak into the turf to get at the ants/ants' eggs, this woodpecker was using all his strength. As can be seen in the photograph he was pushing with his feet at the same time as thrusting his beak into the ground.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 4 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 8 March, 2009
Category
Birds > Birds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 299 958 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:38.7709N 0:7.4369W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 299 958
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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