Pied Woodpecker
Thomas Bewick (1753-1828)
Pied Woodpecker    c. 1797
6 x 6.5 cm
EAG 90.40.124


A watercolour study (#78) and the transfer drawing (#77) are at the Natural History Society of Northumbria. The bird was called the Greater Spotted Woodpecker in editions prior to 1826.
Bibliography: Bain II, 27. Bain's reference to the bird appearing on page 111 in the 1797 edition is incorrect. The bird appears on page 118.