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We are pleased that Lesser Spot network volunteers are/have been monitoring eight nests as part of the project. 

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.

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.

A Chichester Natural History Society volunteer project to record bats in the Chichester area,

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 ..... 

LSW RichardJacobs leftcolLesser Spotted Woodpecker by Richard Jacobs 2019 LSW TimPreston 256Lesser Spotted Woodpecker © Tim Preston

Don't confuse juvenile Great Spotted Woodpeckers with male Lesser Spots - they both have red caps!

Dont confuse your woodpeckers

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