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LSWm Sussex2nest Redford 27May2017 webMale Lesser Spotted Woodpecker feeding young © Julie Redford

LSW Gloucs 9May2017 sq250Lesser Spotted Woodpecker nest with 6 eggs © Ken and Linda Smith

LSWnest NF3 30May17 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker nest with three young, two males and a female © Ken and Linda Smith

Cameraextended poles 2016 256Nest inspection camera on extended poles © L Smith

IMG 0297 Nest camera 2016 256Close-up of nest camera © L Smith

 CreviceCamera LSW 2017 web

Latest news

News update: Lesser Spotted Wodpeckers are starting to excavate their nesting cavities, so now is the perfect time to go out and look for them in your local woods. Watch a superb video here

Get set for the 2021 breeding season and look out for Lesser Spots now, see our guide to finding and monitoring nests. Despite all the disruption LesserSpotNet volunteers found and monitored 13 Lesser Spot nests last year - our latest newsletter reviews the 2020 nesting season.

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