Did you know that yellow-bellied sapsuckers are migratory?
Yellow-bellied sapsuckers are black with red crowns, white stripes on their heads, and white or yellow underneath. Males have red throats.
Least Concern - Population Decreasing
Yellow-bellied sapsuckers nest in tree cavities.
Sap, insects, and spiders
Yellow-bellied sapsuckers forage by drilling for sap and catching insects in the air.
Downy Woodpeckers and Hairy Woodpeckers
Yellow-bellied sapsuckers are often confused with downy woodpeckers because both are black and white woodpeckers. Yellow-bellied sapsuckers are larger.
Yellow-bellied sapsuckers are often confused hairy woodpeckers with because both are black and white. Yellow-bellied sapsuckers a white patch on their wings.