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Yellow Belllied Sapsucker

This time of year is ideal for sapsuckers. When it's freezing at night and above freezing in the day, the sap flows the most. (It's also a good time for making maple syrup).

 

The sapsucker opens up many holes in the tree that benefit him and other birds. We've seen red-belied woodpeckers, goldfinch, and chickadees eat either sap or insects from these holes.

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Taken on January 17, 2010