Black Woodpecker is a Big Woodchipper.

Big Chipper, Finland
Europe’s biggest woodchipper, the black woodpecker, tosses out woodchips from the nest hole he has been fashioning. The hole is a major excavation, probably extending 60cm down into the trunk.
The woodpecker’s chisel-like beak has a high-strength inner layer of bone and a flexible outer layer that helps reduce the shock of the vibrations. If the female finds the nest chamber to her satisfaction, she will lay two to eight eggs, which the pair take turns to incubate.
Image Credit: Photograph by Benjam Pöntinen
See more Images via Wildlife Photographer of the Year: unforgettable animal behaviour | Environment | The Guardian

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