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Great Spotted Woodpecker
Dendrocopos major

The largest and commonest member of the woodpecker family in Europe. Apart from the obvious drumming, another sign of their presence is the 'chett!' call they often give out.

Great Spotted Woodpecker

1: Grosser Bremgartenwald, 08/04/2007.