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This was so much fun to watch. A Red-breasted sapsucker was taking sap from a rather small tree and would occasionally fly over to a sign (pics 3 and 4) and begin drumming to mark or indicate his or her territory. Sexes are alike. The upper chest and head are red on adults. The belly is white. Back, wings and tail are mostly black with white patches. These woodpeckers are about robin size.
Spotted at Flaming Geyser State Park near the Green River.
Range from southeast Alaska to northern California.
Spotted on Jun 5, 2020
Submitted on Jun 6, 2020
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