Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Sphyrapicus varius
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker specimens on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Common migrant and wintering resident from September through May in forested areas. Uncommon nesting bird, May through July in moist and upper-elevation forests. The male’s throat is red, the female’s white. Young differ from adults in having brown back and breast inside of black.

Specimen Information

This juvenile is on the lower right.
Date:  10/15/1921
Collected By:  Wm Palmer
Locality:  Not recorded
Sex:  Male, Immature
Catalog ID:  236059