Red-breasted Sapsucker Identification

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Adult Description

  • Medium-sized woodpecker.
  • Red head and breast.
  • White stripe running up side.

Immature Description

Juvenile similar, but head all dark brown.
Relative Size

Relative Sizerobin sizedrobin-sized
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 7.9-8.7 in (20-22 cm)
    • Weight: 1.9-2.2 oz (53.1-63.5 g)
    • Wingspan: 14.6-16.0 in (37-40.6 cm)