THE WHITE-BACKED WOODPECKER. Photographed by P. O. SWANBERG. (Plates 53-59). W E are indebted to P. O. Swanberg for photographs of the Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius) taken in Sweden, and to Jb. v. d. Peppel and J. P. Strijbos for Dutch material. The bird is not officially admitted to the British list, although it has in the past been reported several times and breeds no farther away than Bel...

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