Red-naped Sapsucker

 

As I look through my old pictures, I realize that I only see a sapsucker every couple of years or so. Consequently, yesterday’s sighting was fun. Actually, it started with two of them sitting on a branch, but one promptly flew.

The bird that remained on the branch appears to be a female Red-naped Sapsucker.

“Our bestiary tells us that humans are confined to the ground so that we can look down upon them.”

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1 Response to Red-naped Sapsucker

  1. Pamella says:

    I’d be delighted to have a creature like this look down its beak at me. I’ve been seeing
    a three-toed male in these woods, more frequently earlier this spring.

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