Williamson's Sapsucker

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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.

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Other Names
  • Chupasavia Oscuro (Spanish)
  • Pic de Williamson (French)
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