Yellow-bellied sapsucker

A Yellow-bellied sapsucker chills near my feeders.

A Yellow-bellied sapsucker chills near my feeders.

A Yellow-bellied sapsucker chills near my feeders.

I get a lot of these cute little guys at my bird feeders. Some birds, like nuthatches, don't stay for more than a second, making it hard to get a good shot of them. These little woodpeckers are surprisingly brave. They seem to tolerate me getting a lot closer to get a photo than most birds.

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