June 1946 – vol. 39, issue 6–176 Photographed 6y H. N. SOUTHERN. (Plates 21-22). T H E Three-toed Woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus) is one of the birds of Western Europe of which there is no good evidence t h a t it has occurred in the British Isles, though Donovan's History of British Birds (1794-1819), in which it is figured in plate 143, contains the statement t h a t " a solitary individual of this kind was lately shot in the ... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.