These birds drum roll twice longer than ordinary Russian woodpeckers.
Bitsevsky forest in Moscow seen rare Syrian woodpeckers, reported on the website of the mayor of the Russian capital.
“The occurrence of this southern species in our latitudes indicates expansion of the area to the North. While accounting staff Bitsevsky forest, found a young bird, so it is likely that she was born here,” – stated in the message.
Syrian woodpecker resembles the usual great spotted woodpecker, but there are differences: black “mustache” is not connected with the black nape, the feathers under the tail is pale, have mottled blotches on the sides.
You can recognize them and at a higher and a soft cry, and a drumroll they have twice as longer. Woodpeckers feed on this species, not only insects, but also various fruits.
As reported Корреспондент.net previously, the Network had released a video with a cock the size of which is able to strike the boldest imagination.
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