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Red-Naped Sapsucker

Sphyrapicus nuchalis


Not usually found in our neck of the 'prairie' ... we usually see the Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers ... perhaps they were passing through, although we do have aspen groves! Hmmm ....


Birch and aspen woodlands, alder shrubs.

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1 Comment

Darwin26 12 years ago

a Nice Surpise to be sure!! another hard bird to photo as they won't stand still!
Thank you,

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Alberta, Canada

Spotted on May 3, 2011
Submitted on May 18, 2011

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