Merlin Bird Graphic

Merlin Bird ID

Try our free app foriOS |  AndroidWeb version coming soon!
Recently Viewed Species

    Williamson's Sapsucker

    ID Info
    Silhouette WoodpeckersWoodpeckers

    Williamson's Sapsucker

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

    A handsome woodpecker of the western mountains, the Williamson's Sapsucker, like other sapsuckers, specializes in drilling sap wells in trees.

    More ID Info
    image of range map for Williamson's SapsuckerRange map provided by Birds of North AmericaExplore Maps
    Other Names
    • Carpintero Elegante (Spanish)
    • Pic de Williamson (French)
    • Cool Facts