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sapsucker:

see woodpeckerwoodpecker,
common name for members of the Picidae, a large family of climbing birds found in most parts of the world. Woodpeckers typically have sharp, chisellike bills for pecking holes in tree trunks, and long, barbed, extensible tongues with which they impale their insect
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Lydia Green of Wolcott sent us these pictures of a yellow-bellied sapsucker that was visiting her yard.
The yellow-bellied sapsucker ranges throughout the eastern half of the United States and most of Canada.
Piciformes Picidae Northern Flicker 1 (Colaptes auratus) (NAM) Yellow-bellied 6 Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) (NAM) unidentified 3 bird Total 271
The sapsucker and the hairy woodpecker are both 8-9 1/2 inches (hairy looks like a larger version of the downy).
Williamson's sapsucker (Sphyrapicus thyroideus) and Lewis' woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis) rely on large ponderosa pine trees for nesting sites (Cooper 1995, Cooper et al.
Earth Island asserted the FEISs did not comply with NFMA because the USFS failed to compile sufficient population data and habitat analyses for Management Indicator Species (MIS) (52) like the black-backed woodpecker, hairy woodpecker and Williamson's sapsucker.
Red' Robin was a funny-looking fellow with a paunchy stomach who always dressed in orange coveralls--which made him look a little like a red-breasted sapsucker.
Shigo (1963) found a correlation between the scars and decay resulting from yellow-bellied sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) damage and the occurrence of ring shake.
Whether you're a literary historian in search of the past, an artist in search of a muse, or a bird aficionado in search of a yellow-bellied sapsucker, two new books are must-have guides for planning the perfect nature getaway.
1903-22 1965-87 Species (20) (23) Difference Killdeer 3-01 (20) 2-21 (21) -8 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3-26 (20) 3-29 (21) +3 Eastern Phoebe 3-17 (18) 3-22 (22) +5 Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3-28 (20) 4-07 (22) +10 Eastern Bluebird 2-23 (17) 2-24 (22) +1 Hermit Thrush 3-31 (18) 4-08 (21) +8 Brown Thrasher 3-27 (19) 3-25 (22) -2 Eastern Towhee 3-11 (20) 3-14 (22) +3 Chipping Sparrow 3-23 (20) 4-04 (20) +12 Field Sparrow 3-22 (20) 3-17 (22) -5 Vesper Sparrow 3-28 (19) 4-03 (20) +6 Fox Sparrow 3-01 (20) 3-11 (21) +10 Swamp Sparrow 3-19 (20) 3-22 (20) +3 Red-winged Blackbird 3-06 (19) 2-20 (22) -14 Eastern Meadowlark 2-26 (20) 2-13 (17) -13 Rusty Blackbird 3-08 (19) 3-02 (16) -6 Brown-headed Cowbird 3-11 (19) 3-11 (21) +0 Table 2.