Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

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The Yellow-bellied Sapsucker is a mid-sized woodpecker, measuring 25 cm in length, 40 cm in wingspan and weighing from 65 g. Adults are black on the back and wings with white bars; they have a black head with white lines down the side and a red forehead and crown, a yellow breast and upper belly, a white lower belly and rump and a black tail with a white central bar. Adult males have a red throat; females have a white throat.

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Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, White Rock Creek Greenbelt

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