Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Sphyrapicus varius Order: Piciformes Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Sphyrapicus varius Order: Piciformes Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Sapsuckers use their brushy tongue to lap at the sap oozing from trees riddled with dozens or hundreds of sapsucker drill wells. Trees usually heal after the sapsucker moves on.

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