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Reproductive decisions of boreal three-toed woodpeckers (Picoides tridactylus) in a warming world: from local responses to global population dynamics

Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus) Science Article 1 abstract Here, I examine whether both nestling prey abundance and profitability affect the timing of reproduction and hence the number of fledglings of three-toed woodpeckers, Picoides tridactylus. Individuals living in eastern Finland reproduced earlier and reared larger broods in habitat patches where the bark-beetle community developed earlier […]

Breeding performance, natal dispersal, and nest site fidelity of the three-toed woodpecker in the German Alps

Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus) Science Article 2 abstract I studied the breeding biology of the three-toed woodpecker Picoides tridactylus in order to determine factors that influence annual and seasonal variations. Data from 37 pairs showed that 79% of nests produced at least one fledgling. The median laying date was not affected by elevation, and […]

Nuttalls Woodpecker (Picoides nuttallii)

[order] PICIFORMES | [family] Picidae | [latin] Picoides nuttallii | [UK] Nuttalls Woodpecker | [FR] Pic menuisier | [DE] Nuttallspecht | [ES] Carpinterillo Californiano (Mex) | [NL] Nuttalls Specht Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics The only black and white, “zebra-backed” woodpecker with a i black and white i striped face normally found in Californiawest of […]

Stricklands Woodpecker (Picoides stricklandi)

[order] PICIFORMES | [family] Picidae | [latin] Picoides stricklandi | [UK] Stricklands Woodpecker | [FR] Pic charpentier | [DE] Stricklandspecht | [ES] Carpintero Volcanero (Mex) | [NL] Stricklands Specht Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics A dark, brown-backed woodpecker with a i white-striped face; spotted and barred below. Male has a red nape patch. The only […]

White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus)

[order] PICIFORMES | [family] Picidae | [latin] Picoides albolarvatus | [UK] White-headed Woodpecker | [FR] Pic a tete blanche | [DE] Nonnenspecht | [ES] Pico Cabeciblanco | [NL] Witkopspecht Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Picoides albolarvatus NA sw Canada, w USA Picoides albolarvatus albolarvatus British Columbia (Canada) to […]