October 1979 – vol. 72, issue 10, pp 484–484 'SPANISH GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER EATING YOUNG BLUE TITMICE. While in the Almoraima cork woods with Major W. M. Congreve on May 9th, 1890 we saw a male Spanish Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dryobates m. hispanus) go to a Spanish Blue Tit's nest in a cork oak, from which he extracted a big unfledged young bird. F. C. R. JOURDAIN.' (Brit. Birds 23: 131, October 1929). ... This article is only available to subscribed users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.