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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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villosus and are tentatively assigned, primarily on the basis of size, to Sphyrapicus, but cannot be assigned to species within this genus.
Peripheral Indeter- Genus N Vicariance isolates Sympatric minate Phalaropus 2 1 0 1 0 Platycercus 5 3 0 1 1 Pteroglossus 2 2 0 0 0 Ramphastos 3 1 0 1 1 Sphyrapicus 3 2 0 0 1 Gymnopithys 3 3 0 0 0 Iodopleura 2 2 0 0 0 Diglossa 3 1 1 0 1 Melospiza 2 0 0 1 1 Ammodrammus 8 2 0 2 4 Zonotrichia 4 1 0 1 2 Pipilo 3 1 0 1 1 Molothrus 4 1 0 1 2 TOTAL 44 20 1 9 14 As percentage of total 100.0 45.4 2.3 20.5 31.8 For the 13 lineages, 45.4% of the speciation events were determined to be vicariant speciation, 2.3% peripheral isolates speciation, 20.5% sympatric speciation, and 31.8% were indeterminate.
Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers (Sphyrapicus varius) are temperate migrant woodpeckers with rather generalized habitat requirements throughout the annual cycle (Walters et al., 2002).
For example Red-breasted Sapsuckers (Sphyrapicus ruber) and Rednaped Sapsuckers (Sphyrapicus nuchalis) show no latitudinal trends in clutch size (Walters et.
Megaceryle alcyon Belted Kingfisher WR 0.54 C Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied WR 0.17 U Sapsucker Sphyrapicus nuchalis Red-naped Sapsucker WR 0.07 R Colaples auratus Northern Flicker WR 0.03 R Contopus cooperi Olive-sided Flycatcher T 0.14 R Coniopus sordidulus Western Wood-Pewee T 0.03 Contopus virens Eastern Wood-Pewee T Empidonax sp.
villosus (Linnaeus), hairy I C woodpecker Sphyrapicus varius (Linnaeus), I R yellow-bellied sapsucker Order Passeriformes (passerine birds) Family Tyrannidae (flycatchers) Contopus cooperi (Nuttall), I R olive-sided flycatcher C.