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Then I got this bonus - I was at the computer, and I saw a bird land on the trunk of the oak tree I can just see out the window. I was able to get photos from the bedroom (through 2 dirty windows, but Photoshop came through), and it turned out to be this juvenile Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker.

I'm assuming it's a juvenile, although I think it's probably undergoing its adult moult. It's neither as brownish nor as streaked as the picture on the Cornell site, but. the adults have a red crown, and the adult males have a red throat.

It's pretty distinctive because of the "S-shaped" eye stripe, which continues down to the shoulder, and the speckled back, compared to the white backs of our more common Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers.
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Good photo of him, Don. To my knowledge, I don't think I've seen one before. In the future I will look for the "S-shaped" eye stripe.
Bonus sightings are always good!!


Good capture, Don. Thanks.


Interesting.... I thought it might be a downy or hairy woodpecker. Now I wonder if I've been identifying some birds all wrong. I guess I'd better pay closer attention. Congratulations on a great picture.

I saw the snowshoe hare again today but I didn't think I could take a photo through the window screen.

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