Male Adult Great Spotted Woodpecker

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Colouring Black + white body, red under tail + on nape
Voice Loud, hard, explosive
Feeds on Insect, larvea, seeds and berries
Flight Fast springy bounds
Nesting Tree
Social Solitary
Male Adult Great Spotted Woodpecker
Male Adult Great Spotted Woodpecker
Page Last Updated 5/6/2018 3:25:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Piciformes
Family Picidae
Species Dendrocopos major
Category Woodpeckers
StdName Great Spotted Woodpecker
Vital Statistics
Length 30 to 33 cms
Weight 180 to 220 gms
Wingspan 40 to 42 cms
Lifespan 5 to 10 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States


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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Adult Great Spotted Woodpecker (Species=Dendrocopos major / Standard Name=Great Spotted Woodpecker)