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Definition of 'lesser spotted woodpecker'

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There is also a lesser spotted woodpecker that is much more rarely seen. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A very pleasing drum roll from a lesser-spotted woodpecker. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A flash of movement drew our attention to a clearing, where a lesser spotted woodpecker swooped from tree to tree. Times, Sunday Times (2018)Chaffinch mysteries like this remain - another is that individuals have been heard in recent years imitating both a greenfinch and a lesser spotted woodpecker. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The drumming is deliberately different from the lesser-spotted woodpecker, which gives a much longer drum-roll. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Only one lesser spotted woodpecker was recorded, while there were two waxwings and three hen harriers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The great spotted and the lesser spotted woodpecker do not sing, but instead use this method to warn rivals to keep out of their territory. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's quite different from the drum roll of the lesser spotted woodpecker, which tends to be higher, quicker and two or three times as long. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perched across a branch was an unmistakable lesser spotted woodpecker - obviously a male because it had a bright red crown. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The populations of birds such as the nightingale and lesser spotted woodpecker have plummeted and deer are believed to be the main culprit. Times, Sunday Times (2017)

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Definition of lesser spotted woodpecker from the Collins English Dictionary
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