Green Woodpecker

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I was watching several species of birds on my feeders this morning when, wow! Picus viridis, aka the green woodpecker, alighted on my lawn and stayed for quite a while. Over 21 species visit my garden on a regular basis, but this was the first sight of a green woodpecker at home for me. Sadly it was scared off by the arrival of a squirrel, they’re after my nuts you know!

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