All through the winter I've seen this greater spotted woodpecker feeding in the garden. In the last few days he's been boring holes in one of the finials Lucius made for the rose pergola. It looks like a toy our children used to have years ago.
Photographed through my study window. No chance of getting much work done, particularly as he announces his presence with short bursts of drilling.
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