Black woodpecker drives great spotted woodpecker away


This 20 February 2019 video from the Veluwe region in the Netherlands shows a male great spotted woodpecker inspecting a hole in a tree.

To his surprise, a black woodpecker then drives him away.

Adriaan Sleeuwenhoek made this video.

2 thoughts on “Black woodpecker drives great spotted woodpecker away

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