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    Red-breasted Sapsucker

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    Red-breasted Sapsucker

    Sphyrapicus ruber
    • ORDER: Piciformes
    • FAMILY: Picidae
    Basic Description

    The Red-breasted Sapsucker is a denizen of the coniferous forests of the northern Pacific Coast, usually found at middle or lower elevations.

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    Other Names
    • Carpintero Pecho Rojo (Spanish)
    • Pic à poitrine rouge (French)
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