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Red naped sapsucker (female)
Sphyrapicus nuchalis

Size: 8.5 inches
Overall Color: black and white and red
Occurrence: woods and orchards
Diet: sap, insects
Nest: cavity
Field Identification: red on top of head, white and red throat
Season: summer

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Piciformes
Family: 44 Picidae (woodpeckers)
Genus: Sphyrapicus
Species: nuchalis

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