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  • The 84 bird species currently identified in the core zone include one pair of Japanese golden eagles Aquila chrysaetos japonica, three nesting pairs of black woodpecker Dryocopus martius, both of which are designated as Natural Monument and Special Bird species due to their rarity, one pair of mountain hawk-eagle Spizaetus nipalensis orientalis, also a Special Bird species and the rare harlequin duck Histrionicus histrionicus.

    Shirakami-sanchi (Shirakami mountains), Japan

  • The 204 bird species include capercaillie Tetrao urogallus, black grouse Lyrurus tetrix, willow grouse Lagopus lagopus, hazel grouse Tetrastes bonasia, black woodpecker Dryocopus martius, three-toed woodpecker Picoides tridactylus, nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes and red-flanked bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus.

    Virgin Komi Forests, Russian Federation

  • The site is also one of the few breeding areas in Iran for little bustard (Tetrax tetrax) and woodpecker (Dryocopus martius).

    Elburz Range forest steppe

  • Among the 102 species of birds are spotted eagle Aquila clanga (VU), golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos, capercaillie Tetrao urogallus, hazel grouse Bonasa bonasia, eagle owl Bubo bubo, black woodpecker Dryocopus martius, three-toed woodpecker Picoides trydactilus and Alpine chough Pyrrhocorax graculus.

    Pirin National Park, Bulgaria

  • The prairie was the _campus martius_ where an army of braves had assembled, and were playing their rugged games and performing their warlike evolutions.

    Woman on the American Frontier

  • Instead of exercising in the campus martius our sons cultivate the Henglish hawkcent and the London lope.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 12

  • Among the most notable birds are the highly endangered capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), black woodpecker (Dryocopus martius), griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus), golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus), and ptarmigan (Lagopus mutus).

    Cantabrian mixed forests

  • Common taiga birds are hazel grouse (Getrastes bonasia), capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus and T. parvirostris), the great grey owl (Strix nebulosa), hawk owl (Surnia ulula) and boreal owl (Aegolius funereus), the black woodpecker (Dryocopus martius), northern three-toed woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus), Siberian jay (Perisoreus infaustus) and the nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes).

    Northeast Siberian taiga

  • White, A. Note on a white Picus martius shot in Norfolk. xvii.

    Transactions of the Linnean Society

  • Stellar’s sea eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus, whitetailed eagle H. albacilla, two subspecies of the large Blakiston’s fish-owl Ketupa blakistoni and the black woodpecker Dryocopus martius are all designated Natural Monuments for which the area provides valuable protection.

    Shiretoko, Japan


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