No.393 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major

L=23cm

Rank : 3
Resident
 

In the Asakawa River basin, the bird is sometimes observed on Mt. Takao and its circumference; can be also observed in the parks on hilly areas such as Komiya and Naganuma Parks. @Male has black crown with red nape; female has all-black crown – an identification point of the male/female.

Photograph (click to enlarge)

Adult