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"Knock knock" - this is how the woodpecker lives


When the woodpecker knocks against the wood with its beak, you can hear it from afar - Image: Shutterstock / hecke61

Woodpeckers include around 200 species of birds that live all over the world. Read here how they spend the day, what they eat and where they build their nests. When the woodpecker knocks against the wood with its beak, you can hear it from afar - Image: Shutterstock / hecke61 Flying woodpecker: a rare but beautiful sight - Image: Shutterstock / Erni It does it when it is looking for food, when it builds nest caves or marks its territory - Image: Shutterstock / urciser The woodpecker can of course also fly, but usually only covers short distances - Image: Shutterstock / Robert L Kothenbeutel In addition to insects, woodpeckers feed on grains, plant seeds and fruit, for example - Image: Shutterstock / Bruce MacQueen Woodpeckers live alone or in pairs. You feel comfortable almost everywhere, where there is greenery and trees - Image: Shutterstock / Menno Schaefer Woodpeckers make nesting caves in tree trunks for their chicks - Image: Shutterstock / FloridaStock Woodpeckers are nest stools that are only driven out of the nest when they are a little larger - Image: Shutterstock / Targn Pleiades The different types of woodpeckers live all over the world - Image: Shutterstock / Mike Truchon

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