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Lukas Schaefer / Great spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) male feeding his young, Ahrntal Valley, Alps, Italy, June.
Vishal Jadhav / Black-rumped flameback woodpecker / Lesser golden-backed woodpecker (Dinopium benghalense) mother feeding her chick in the nesting hole, Maharashtra, India, April.
John Cancalosi / Gila Woodpecker (Melanerpes uropygialis) bringing food to nest in Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) before leaving, Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA.
Philippe Clement / Male Great spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) wedging nut into a tree stump crevice before hammering it, Belgium, June.
Claudio Contreras / Cuban green woodpecker (Xiphidiopicus percussus), Guanahacabibes Peninsula National Park, Pinar del Rio Province, western Cuba.
Dave Bevan / Slow motion clip of a Great spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) returning to nest hole, attacked by a Nuthatch (Sitta europaea), Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK, April.
Markus Varesvuo / Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius) male in flight, Finland, February.
Andres M. Dominguez / Green woodpecker (Picus viridis) on lichen-covered branch, Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, Southern Spain. July
Eladio Fernandez / Fernandina's flicker (Colaptes fernandinae), Cuba, endemic species
David Pattyn / Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) adult male feeding young, Oisterwijk, The Netherlands, June
Staffan Widstrand / Grey-headed woodpecker (Picus canus) on tree trunk in falling snow. Kalvtrask, Vasterbotten, Lapland, Sweden. January.
Brian Bevan / Male Green woodpecker (Picus viridis) feeding young at nest hole, shot looking up trunk, Bedfordshire, England, UK, June.