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Red-breasted sapsucker

Sphyrapicus ruber


Male of the species. This individual and a female red-naped sapsucker reportedly had paired up to breed and had offspring, of which I had observed at a later date.


Spotted feeding on sap wells on mountain ash trunks.

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Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway a month ago

Striking plumage ! Lovely shot of the bird in action. Thanks

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Lat: 49.30, Long: -123.14

Spotted on Jun 22, 2019
Submitted on Jul 14, 2019

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