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This Great spotted woodpecker was claiming his territory in the backyard
Photo taken in IJzendoorn, The Netherlands

Featurd in “The Birds”
Featured in “The Wonder of Wings”
Featured in “Natures Paintbrush”
Featured in “Let Animals Stay Free”
Featured in “Backyard Photography”
Featured in “Totally Amateur Photography Group 2012”


great spotted woodpecker, birds

I’m trying to be a nature and wildlife photographer. I have allways been a “nature person” where i try to spent a lot of free time. My main interest is birds. I really enjoy the challenge that (bird)photography presents.

At this moment i am using a Nikon D5100

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  • Nicole W.
    Nicole W.almost 2 years ago

    Nice dog :-)

  • Margaret S Sweeny
    Margaret S Sweenyalmost 2 years ago

    That’s a great capture Peter,they are quite aggressive too!

  • Thank you Margaret… They are indeed aggressive to other birds. He ore she is only respectful/afraid for magpies.

    – Peter Wiggerman

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 2 years ago

  • Wayne Wood
    Wayne Woodover 1 year ago

    Congratulations on having your image selected for featuring in the group “The Birds”.

  • Thank you Wayne

    – Peter Wiggerman

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaover 1 year ago


  • Thank you Karen..

    – Peter Wiggerman

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 1 year ago

    WONDERFUL capture Peter

  • Thank you Larry

    – Peter Wiggerman

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 1 year ago

    Awesome work Peter..1 August 2012

  • Thank you so much Larry

    – Peter Wiggerman

  • CBoyle
    CBoyleover 1 year ago

    Beautiful photo :)

  • Thank you

    – Peter Wiggerman

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 1 year ago

    I am sorry but we are unable to accept this image into the compact group, as it falls outside the groups rules and guidelines that changed from the 1st June 2012. You are welcome to submit images into the group that have been taken with a small compact and that will fit in your pocket. if you need some help please look on the group overview page or in the groups messages.

    Pam, Karen & Simon The Compact Group

  • Hello Karen,

    I havent read the rules good enough.. my appoligies..

    – Peter Wiggerman

  • Karue
    Karueover 1 year ago

  • Thank you Karue

    – Peter Wiggerman

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