Woodpecker and Weasel

Posted: March 6, 2015 in Birds, Mammals, Natural History
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No not some new local public house, but a picture that is doing the rounds on the internet and in the UK newspapers. Is it real (some have doubted) but it is one of a sequence of shoots taken by Photographer Martin Le May of a weasel attacking a Green Woodpecker which then takes to the air with the weasel still clinging to its back.


The full sequence can be seen at:


If you want to see some alternatives this article is quite funny


  1. sed30 says:

    Reblogged this on sed30's Blog and commented:
    Hard to believe

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