Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Williamson's Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus thyroideus) - HBW 7, p. 454

French: Pic de Williamson German: Kiefernsaftlecker Spanish: Chupasavia Oscuro

Taxonomy: Picus thyroideus Cassin, 1851, Georgetown, Eldorado County, California, USA.
Has hybridized rarely with S. nuchalis. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • thyroideus (Cassin, 1851) - S British Columbia S through Cascade Range and Sierra Nevada to N Baja California (San Pedro Mártir Mts).
  • nataliae (Malherbe, 1854) - SE British Columbia S through Rockies to Arizona and New Mexico; winters in S of range and S to SC Mexico.

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