The Syrian Woodpecker belongs to the considerably new breeding birds of the study area. For the first time it was registered in Ukraine in 1948. Expansion and distribution of the species in study area are analysed. Number remains low. More then 29 species of plants and animals were identified in stomachs of birds shot in May-June.
Key words: Syrian Woodpecker, Dendrocopos syriacus, distribution, expansion, number, feeding.