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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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In its 16th year, the event has evolved variety of subcategories, but the Sapsuckers are going for the main event, the one that offers a silver cup big enough to float a duck.
The Phases of the Flowering Moss Moon, the Yellow Sapsucker Moon & the Petal Fall Moon
He noted that Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers could be observed excavating wells in the morning hours and returning to these wells to feed in the afternoon when sap flow was at its peak.
Habitat suitability for Williamson's Sapsuckers in mixed-conifer forests.
Kingbirds, finches, ruddy ducks, herring gulls and yellowbellied sapsuckers move south.
Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers excavate and maintain horizontal rows of sap wells on tree trunks throughout the year (Erdmann and Oberg 1974, Eberhardt 2000).
25: When you see butterflies appear, catfish are getting ready to feed, and yellow-bellied sapsuckers are mating.
Goldingay 1987), and birds, most notably sapsuckers (Sphyrapicus) (Picidae) (Tate 1973, Eberhardt 2000).
24th: As foliage thins, Eastern phoebes, yellow-bellied sapsuckers, catbirds and house wrens depart.
2003), Sphyrapicus sapsuckers (Cicero and Johnson 1995), MacGillivray's Warbler (Oporornis tolmiei) (Mila et al.
When the butterflies appear, catfish are getting ready to feed, and yellow-bellied sapsuckers are mating.
A pair of Red-breasted Sapsuckers (Sphyrapicus ruber) was observed nesting in an electric distribution, creosote-treated, wood utility pole from 29 May through 4 June 2006 in the Willamette Valley, Clackamas County, Oregon (T2S, R1E, $28).