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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Red-chested Sapsucker feeding

As its name suggests, the bird feeds on sap... He pokes a line of small holes in the bark and, as they fill with sap, he... sucks it! The little cups are quite visible on the photo.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2013
Date Uploaded: 04.2015
Photo Location: Victoria, BC, Canada
Copyright: © Jacques Berger