Williamsons Sapsucker

Other Names: none

Distribution: discontinuously throughout the western United States and Mexico.

Williamsons Sapsucker distribution range map

Description:

Size: 24 cm in length.

Plumage: Males have ablack head, breast, and back, white facial stripes, bright red throat, and large white wing and rump patches. The lemon-yellow belly is bordered with black and white barred flanks. Females have a brown head, dark brown and white zebra stripes above and on flanks, a large dark patch on the throat, and a smaller, duller yellow area on the underside. The beak and legs are gray and the eyes are black.

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Williamsons Sapsucker

Williamsons Sapsucker

Bill Shape
all-purpose
dagger
Eats
fruit
nuts
suet
sugar-water
sunflower-seed
Regions
alberta
arizona
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
idaho
illinois
kansas
louisiana
mexico
minnesota
montana
nebraska
nevada
new mexico
new york
oklahoma
oregon
south dakota
texas
utah
washington
wyoming
Tail Shape
pointed-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Sounds
buzzing
Habitat
fir forest
oakpinewoodland
Forests
Color
sheen
black
blackandwhite
brown
Body Shape
tree-clinging
Size
medium
Order
woodpeckers, barbets, toucans, honeyguides - piciformes
woodpeckers and allies - picidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species