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 Red-breasted Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus ruber)




Red-breasted Sapsucker | Sphyrapicus ruber photo
Red-Breasted Sapsucker, Minnekhada Regional Park, Coquitlam, British Columbia

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Piciformes
Family:Picidae
Genus:Sphyrapicus
Species:ruber
Common Name:Red-breasted Sapsucker


Relatives in same Genus
  Red-naped Sapsucker (S. nuchalis)
  Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (S. varius)