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Red-breasted Sapsucker

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Red-breasted SapsuckerSphyrapicus 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

  • Chupasavia Pechirrojo (Spanish)
  • Pic à poitrine rouge (French)
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