Hi everyone, I am new to this forum but love reading your comments. A few months ago a female Great Spotted Woodpecker was seen feeding from one of our bird feeders in our garden. We were over the moon at having seen her and delighted that she became a regular visitor. Then suddenly we stopped seeing her and then out of the blue, we saw a male woodpecker at our bird feeder. The female has not been seen since but the male has returned several times, at approximately the same time and that is late afternoons. For the past few weeks he too has not been seen. We put out their favourite food such as peanuts and dried fruit, but alas no sign of either woodpecker. Has anyone else experienced this. Many thanks Jeanette bird lover.
(Pardon the Scottish Accent)
Hello Janette welcoome from Caithness, up at the very top of Scotland. It is exciting when we get the birds in our gardens and feeders. One day a few weeks ago I had a fleeting visit from a woodpecker, must have been passing through, as I never saw it again. Over the years they have been around but only for a quick visit. The red kites would have been some sight over your head. Look out for some autum/winter visitors coming to feed now.
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