Green Woodpecker

Resident & breeding bird to the area. Seen on the reserve in small numbers & more often heard than seen.

Usually 1 or 2 recorded throughout. (DEP). Has bred.

1987 - 2 pairs.

1990's - 1 or 2 regularly seen or heard.

1996 - As above.

1997 - As above.

1998 - As above.

1999 - Single male heard occasionally.

05/04/00 - Pair

11/10/00 - Pair

28/01/01 - Single bird.

22/12/01 - Single bird.

21/03/02 - Single bird.

03/08/02 - heard

25/12/02 - Single bird.

10/04/04 - Single bird.

02/05/04 - Single bird.

22/07/05 - heard

2006 - Single bird seen regularly from January through to May

2008 - Recorded 5 times in the year. None from May to November

2009 - heard 28/01/09 and again 16/12/09

2010 - Recorded about every 2 months through the year

2011 - Recorded on 16 dates through the year.

2012 - No records

2013 - heard calling in July and September

2014 - 2 on 12/10. Also heard calling 06/10

2015 - Just one record of a single bird on 26/08

2016 - Singles seen or heard each month from February to July, then 1 heard on 13/12