|Common Name:||Sapsucker, Red-naped|
|Scientific Name:||Sphyrapicus nuchalis |
|Area:||Buckskin Mountain State Park, Arizona|
|Date:||January 7, 2010|
You might recognize this as a Sapsucker right away, but it will take close examination to determine it is a Red-naped Sapsucker. Notice how the red on the top is broken up with a black band, leaving a red 'nape' in the back.
Buckskin Mountain State Park, Arizona --- December 28, 2010
|Reference:||National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America / Western Birds by Peterson||