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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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By 2050, Denali visitors may see forest birds like western tanagers, yellow-bellied sapsuckers, and rose-breasted grosbeaks breeding in me park, along with magnolia, Canada, and other warblers seeking refuge in this cooler, northern forest.
CHARACTERIZATION OF A NOVEL CLOSTRIDIUM SPECIES ISOLATED FROM THE CLOACA OF THE YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER. Tiffany Cathey*, Alexandra Proctor*, Sara Shelton*, H.
Restoring and protecting areas of native plant species within Cuyamaca also ensures that the park can continue to provide habitat for a wide variety of native mammal and bird species, including the red-breasted sapsucker, red-breasted nuthatch and golden-crowned kinglet.
B., 2000, Characteristics of nest cavities and nest trees of the Red-breasted Sapsucker in coastal montane forests.
The yellow-bellied sapsucker ranges throughout the eastern half of the United States and most of Canada.
(2) Cornell Lab of Ornithology, 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca NY 14850, United States.
Williamson's sapsucker (Sphyrapicus thyroideus) and Lewis' woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis) rely on large ponderosa pine trees for nesting sites (Cooper 1995, Cooper et al.
The sapsucker and the hairy woodpecker are both 8-9 1/2 inches (hairy looks like a larger version of the downy).
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. Why he wore orange overalls, we don't know; perhaps they were a holdover from his days working on airport runways when he didn't want the cement trucks to run him down."