Wrynecks and woodpeckers (Picidae)
Where to see them
Woodlands, especially with mature broad-leaved trees, although mature conifers will support them. Also in parks and large gardens. Will come to peanut feeders and birdtables. Not found in the far North of Scotland. Only a handful of pairs nest in Ireland, but numbers are increasing. Common in England and Wales.
When to see them
All year round.
What they eat
Insects, seeds and nuts.
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