Red-breasted Sapsucker Identification

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: 1.4-2.4 oz (39-68 g)
    • Wingspan: 14.6-15.8 in (37-40 cm)