Focus on Woodpeckers

‘Drrrrrrrrr’, ‘Drrrrrrrrr’.  When the sound of a beak hitting wood at more than twenty beats per second echoes through the trees, it means that it is time for courtship and territory claim for our commonest woodpecker. The Great Spotted Woodpecker doesn’t sing as a courtship; it’s a drummer. This woodpecker’s head is built for drumming: […]


One year old!

A report on the first year of Bredfield: Wildlife Friendly Village Bredfield Wildlife Friendly Village (BWFV) was launched one year ago in March 2021. Our project was enabled by a grant of £1,500 from East Suffolk Council, and by encouragement and support from Bredfield Parish Council. The project was launched during restrictions imposed by the […]