|Common Name:||Sapsucker, Yellow-bellied|
|Scientific Name:||Sphyrapicus varius|
|Area:||Lake Havasu State Park, Arizona|
|Date:||January 25, 2013|
Yellow-bellied and Red-naped Sapsuckers look very much alike. Note the red throat of this male is bordered by an obvious solid black frame, which the Red-naped lacks. Also notice in the lower photo the absence of the red patch on the back or nape of the neck that the Red-naped has.
|Reference:||"The Sibley Guide to Birds" by Sibley / "National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Western North America" by Dunn & Alderfer||