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Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great Spotted woodpecker
Male of Great Spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) at Hampshire, Plaitford
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Clade: Afroaves
Order: Piciformes
Suborder: Pici
Family: Picidae
Subfamily: Picinae
Tribe: Melanerpini
Genus: Dendrocopos
Species: D. major
Binomial name
Dendrocopos major
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Dendrocopos major distribution
Range of D. major
Synonyms

Dendrocopos submajor
Dryobates major

Other names

Description

Similar species

The Great Spotted Woodpecker is considered to being unmistakable in appearance. However, species that are similar in appearance to it are the Syrian Woodpecker and the White-winged Woodpecker.

Behaviour

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Reproduction

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