Birds of the southern taiga of western Siberia - song and habitat around Tomsk

Dryocopus martius
  -  Black Woodpecker - Желна - Zwarte Specht  -  Song

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Recorded on the 30th of May 2004 near Kornilovo village, to the east of Tomsk (mixed forest; at 5628N, 8512E). Background species: Sylvia communis, Ficedula parva, Phylloscopus collybita, Chloris chloris, Carpodacus erythrinus.

Present in our latitudes all the year round.

Inhabits mature forests of all types, prefers high old wood. Common and region-wide.

Mainly drums and calls in February-March.