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Yellow-bellied Sapsucker in Davis

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  • Steve Hampton
    Hello all, I m passing this email along, which arrived on Friday, 11/28: ______________________________________________________________ I m a Maryland birder
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 1, 2008
      Hello all,

      I'm passing this email along, which arrived on Friday, 11/28:


      I'm a Maryland birder visiting my daughter in Davis. This morning I
      found a juvenal-plumaged sapsucker in Slide Hill Park. From what I can
      determine from the internet, only Yellow-bellied Sapsucker is still in
      juvenal plumage this late in the year, as compared with Red-breasted and
      Red-naped. It certainly looked like the ones I often see in the winter
      in Maryland. The bird was in a small tree in the southwest corner of the


      Mike Welch

      Joan Humphrey reported a similar bird at her house (about ½ mile away)
      over a month ago, so this might be the same bird.

      Steve Hampton
      Resource Economist
      Office of Spill Prevention and Response
      California Dept of Fish and Game
      PO Box 944209
      Sacramento, CA 94244-2090
      (916) 323-4724 phone
      (916) 324-8829 fax
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