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Sapsuckers

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On a walk through the forest you might spot rows of shallow holes in tree bark. In our listening area, this is likely the work of the yellow-bellied sapsucker, an enterprising woodpecker that laps up the leaking sap with its specialized, brush-tipped tongue.