The Grey-headed woodpecker (Picus canus) is common across Central, North and East Europe, southern Russia and China down to Southeast Asia. Some populations are found in the Himalayas.
It is 25–28 cm long and weighs 130-180 grams. Its plumage closely resembles its near relative the European green woodpecker. It has green upperparts, pale grey underparts and a yellow rump. It has a grey head with black moustache, and the male has a red crown. It has a shorter neck, slimmer bill and slightly rounder head than the green woodpecker.
This male woodpecker was photographed in Mäntsälä, Southern Finland.
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