Martin Schneider sends us this photo, and this commentary:
A sure sign of Spring! Our Yellow-bellied Sapsucker is back at work on our holly tree. She methodically drills an array of small shallow holes and eats the sap and then the insects which they will attract. According to Sibley, they are “uncommon” so we are lucky to have this added asset to the neighborhood. A wary bird, it is difficult to get a good picture of them at work.
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