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Black and white "woodpecker" with red head. Sapsuckers wound trees in circular fashion and feed on the insects that collect in the sap wells. Hummingbirds and butterflies also utilize the fresh sap wells.
Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers live in both hardwood and conifer forests up to about 6,500 feet elevation. They often nest in groves of small trees such as aspens, and spend winters in open woodlands
Breeding pair found in NNE corner of corning Lake, The Holden Arboretum, Lake county, Kirtland Twp., Kirtland, OH. Nesting in nearby dead elm tree.