Beautifully detailed Archipelago Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Wood Carving, hand carved and hand painted by skilled Fair Trade carvers and sculptors, making every one unique.
The beautifully striking LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER on a tree stump is 25 cm in height (approx). A very lovely sculpture capturing the parent bird feeding its chick. D366
British Design and Innovation is at the very core of Archipelago, renowned for their beautiful wildlife wood carvings. Each piece is hand carved and painted so every one is unique.
From the first sketches to the final product, the Archipelago design team work directly with FAIR TRADE skilled carvers and sculptors to carefully manage the entire creative process.
All products are made from sustainable wood, giving an authentic and highly individual character to every piece made which is instantly recognisable.
Each piece comes with the "Archipelago" TEAK TAG with logo and branding.
These stunning wood carvings make unique and wonderful gifts.
Here is some information about the Greater Spotted Woodpecker:
The lesser spotted woodpecker is the smallest and least common of the three woodpeckers that are resident in Britain. The male is distinguished from the female by his bright red crown. It often tends to nest and feed higher up and is quieter in its tapping. It is usually located by its call and its drumming and it flies with an undulating flight in the open. When feeding it creeps along branches and flutters from branch to branch.
You can often find them in open woods, copses, parkland, gardens and orchards, they tend to frequent the tops of trees, searching for larvae, spiders and wood-boring insects on smaller branches.
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