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Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker

 

Length: 8-9 inches Song: cheee-r cheee-er
Wingspan: 16-18 inches Behavior: Solitary in pairs Bores series of small holes
Weight: 1.8 ounces Breeding: Monogamous
Habitat: open forest, forest edge Population: Common to fairly common
Migration: Migratory Feeders: Fruits berries and tree buds
Appearance: red throat, black and white barring on back, bold black and white patterned face
Interesting Facts: apsuckers are killed even though it's against the law just because they drill into trees.

Compiled by Eli, Middletown Elementary School, Louisville, KY
Information from Birds of North America by Fred J Alsop III, DK Publishing, Inc., 2001

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Last Updated: February 28, 2012

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