Two more Lesser Spot nests found
Great news, volunteers have found Lesser Spot nests in Herefordshire and the New Forest in last couple of days, bringing our 2018 total to four so far.
A second Lesser Spotted Woodpecker nest
Volunteers for the Devon Pied Flycatcher network have found a new Lesser Spotted Woodpecker nest with four eggs and as of 29th May four chicks.
Bat monitoring in Chichester area 2020
A Chichester Natural History Society volunteer project to monitor bats in the Chichester area,
Lesser Spot Network's first nest of 2018
2018 first nest - a visit with our nest inspection camera on 30 April revealed a female Lesser Spotted Woodpecker incubating five eggs. Has anyone else found a nest? If so please get in touch and we can arrange a visit to check number of eggs/chicks as part of the project. The first nest is .....
First Lesser Spotted Woodpecker excavation this year
Has anyone found a Lesser Spot excavating yet - or even a nest? We have one report so far and will be visiting with our nest inspection camera next week.
Many thanks to everyone who has sent us information of Lesser Spot sightings/territories so far.
Don't confuse juvenile Great Spotted Woodpeckers with male Lesser Spots - they both have red caps!
To download our newletters and articles, please use the links below:
2019 Newsletter - Breeding Lesser Spotted Woodpeckers in 2019
2018 Newsletter - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Nest Recording in 2018