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Eurasian Green Woodpecker call
(Picus viridis)
Jordi Calvet XC29051
12-09-2008, Spain

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Alternate name
Picus viridis Scientific name 
Piciformes                   Order
Picidae                  Family   
31-33cm Length
Woodland, parkland, agricultural land and gardens in: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Corse, Crete, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Scotland, Serbia and Montenegro, Sicilia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan & Wales. Habitat-Altitude-Range
5-6 white eggs incubated by both parents in 17-19 days. Fledge 21 days. Clutch  
Insects, larvae, mainly ants & worms. Food   Diet
Usually found on the ground singly or in pairs. Habits
726 World Number

Least concern


Photo by Keith Murdock WorldBirds

Video by Keith Murdock

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104194-IMG_3301 Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis) by ajmatthehiddenhouse.

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