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Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
(Sphyrapicus varius)

        
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Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Information

Length: 8 - 9"

Habitat:
Breeding habitat: Deciduous and mixed
forests, especially woods with aspen. Requires dead trees or trees with some soft wood for excavating nest cavities.

Winter habitat: Orchards, parks, woodlands.

Diet: Tree sap and the inner bark of trees; insects such as ants, beetles, and moths; wild fruits and berries.
 
 
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker ID TipsIdentification tips for the Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
 
 
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker SoundsCalls & sounds of Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
 
 
Range Map:
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            Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Breeding Map USGS                 
     
      Breeding Map    
 
 
Additional Information:
 
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Distribution, conservation status, description, vocalizations, foraging strategy, behavior and displays, courtship, and nesting of this bird. (From Birds in Forested Landscapes)
 
 
Juvenile Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Juvenile Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
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