In deciduous or mixed forests and parks. It prefers open forests with tall trunks.
When the woodpeckers leave their nest, other birds, and even flying squirrels can come and settle there!
The tongue of the Great Woodpeckers is very long, the beak is used to pierce the wood, but it's his tongue that will look for the insects in the hole!
Their nostrils are covered with a small feather to prevent wood shavings from entering when they dig.
It is the bird that inspired the character of Woody Woodpecker!