Woodpeckers of Europe: A Study of the European Picidae
Bruce Coleman, 1 jan. 2004 - 192 pagina's
Gives an account of the European Picidae through the author's lifetime study of these birds. This book covers the various aspects of the natural history of the ten species including evolution, taxonomy, topography, flight patterns and drumming. It also deals with their country status, forestry, and their relationship with man and other fauna.
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Species Descriptions and Identification
Woodpeckers and the Wider World
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alpinus ants anvil areas barred beech beetles behaviour bill birds Black Woodpecker breeding season brood calls carpenter ants chicks conifer Cramp dead wood deciduous deciduous trees Dendrocopos species Dendrocopos woodpeckers densities drumming ear coverts etal Europe's European woodpeckers excavate feathers Fenno-Scandia flanks fledged flight food sources foraging forecrown forests Glutz & Bauer Gorman Green Woodpecker grey Grey-headed Woodpecker habitat Hogstad home range Hungary Hybrids incubation inhabited insects juvenile male larger larvae Lesser Spotted Woodpecker leucotos lilfordi malar stripe Middle Spotted Woodpecker nape nest-boxes nest-hole nest-sites nesting cavity numbers observed occur pairs pecker Picidae Piciformes Picus pine Pine Marten plumage populations post-auricular stripe predator prey probably race rarely rectrices red crown Rolstad roost scapulars sexes sharpei snags sometimes spruce Stenberg stumps Syrian Woodpecker tail territory Three-toed Woodpecker tongue tridactylus trunk typical underparts undertail coverts usually White-backed Woodpecker wings winter woodland Woodpecker holes woodpecker species Wryneck young