June 2012 – vol. 105, issue 6, pp 294–307 Ken W. Smith and Elisabeth C. Charman Abstract The Lesser Spotted Woodpecker is in serious decline in Britain and in many other countries in northwest Europe. Here, we review the recent research on the species in Britain and elsewhere in Europe, and discuss the conservation implications of this work. The breeding success of this species in Britain is currently lower than reported previously... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.