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Greenville, Maine


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 640 mm
Exposure 1/640 s, f/8, ISO 160 
Image size 444 x 667 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Gelbbauch-Saftlecker Dutch  Geelbuiksapspecht
Italian  Picchio panciagialla Spanish  Chupasavia Norteño


The ability to excavate allows Sapsuckers (genus Sphyrapicus) to obtain tree sap, but the technique is not restricted to these and others, such as the Acorn Woodpecker, also feed in this way.

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Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Sphyrapicus varius
Pic maculé

Jean-Michel PAULUS