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Red-breasted Sapsucker
Sphyrapicus ruber 2
Red-breasted Sapsucker drilling shallow holes holes in the trunk of a Toyon bush, or tree in this case, to eat the tree sap.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Clade: Afroaves
Clade: Picocoraciae
Clade: Picodynastornithes
Order: Piciformes
Suborder: Pici
Family: Picidae
Subfamily: Picinae
Tribe: Melanerpini
Genus: Sphyrapicus
Species: S. ruber
Binomial name
Sphyrapicus ruber
(Gmelin, 1788)
File:Red-breasted Sapsucker distribution.png
Range of S. ruber

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