The Red-breasted Sapsucker

by Larry Jordan on February 1, 2012

Red-breasted Sapsucker (Syphyrapicus ruber) photo by Larry Jordan

Please check out my latest West Coast Beat Writer post over at 10000 Birds to learn about the Red-breasted Sapsucker and leave a comment if you are so inclined!

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Eileen February 2, 2012 at 1:51 am

Hi Larry, gorgeous shot of the Sapsucker!

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Liz February 2, 2012 at 3:25 am

Lovely shot Larry!
To answer your question, the Black Swan did swim right up to me. I was quite surprised as the ducks weren’t so keen to be phgotographed but this bold swan was almost in my face. When he realised I wasn’t offering food, he went over to a nearby picnic bench and walked around a family enjoying a barbecue!! I figure he is fed often.

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Mama Zen February 2, 2012 at 6:16 am

Such a gorgeous shot!

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NicoleB February 2, 2012 at 11:53 pm

That’s a Beauty! Lucky you to catch him!

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Stewart M - Australia February 3, 2012 at 12:37 am

Hi there – you may have to travel to see gannets – but I’ve got a long way to go to see nay woodpeckers!

Cheers – SM

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Nancy February 3, 2012 at 8:50 am

Gorgeous, Larry. We don’t have this type in our area (Nebraska), at least I haven’t seen one.

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