Great Spotted Woodpecker

Dendrocopus major – CNOCELL FRAITH FWYAF – Breeding resident

Great Spotted Woodpecker – 2003-07 breeding

Dendrocopus major – CNOCELL FRAITH FWYAF – Breeding resident Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 45 75 Breeding probable 49 109 Breeding possible 78 70 No of tetrads occupied 172 (of 478) 254 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 36% 51.8% The number of tetrads in which Great Spotted Woodpeckers were found increased significantly […]

Great Spotted Woodpecker – 1994

Dendrocopus major – CNOCELL FRAITH FWYAF – Breeding resident 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 45 Breeding probable 49 Breeding possible 78 No of tetrads occupied 172 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 36% The Great Spotted Woodpecker was classified as a rare occasional visitor by Mathew (1894), who listed only six occurrences. The diaries of Lloyd for 1927-1934 […]

Great Spotted Woodpecker – 1980s winter

Dendrocopus major – CNOCELL FRAITH FWYAF – Breeding resident The BTO winter atlas showed that Great Spotted Woodpeckers were present in most 10km squares of their known breeding range during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darker the colour, the higher the relative total count for each 10km square.  The darkest blue represents over 2-3 […]