> Sphyrapicus varius
Sphyrapicus varius (Yellow-bellied Sapsucker)
Synonyms: Sphyrapicus varius appalachiensis; Sphyrapicus varius varius
Language: French; Spanish
The yellow-bellied sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) is a medium-sized woodpecker found in North America, Central America and the Caribbean.
Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0)
Unique & Vulnerable (100)
|Adult Weight  ||50 grams|
|Birth Weight  ||3.4 grams|
|Female Maturity  ||1 year|
|Male Maturity  ||1 year|
|Clutch Size  ||5|
|Clutches / Year  ||1|
|Incubation  ||13 days|
|Maximum Longevity  ||7 years 9 months|
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks And Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands - British, Virgin Islands - U.S.
Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands
Mexico, United States
Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
MapsAlaska-St. Elias Range tundra; Alberta Mountain forests; Alberta-British Columbia foothills forests; Allegheny Highlands forests; Appalachian mixed mesophytic forests; Appalachian-Blue Ridge forests; Atlantic coastal pine barrens; Bahamian pine mosaic; Bahamoan-Antillean mangroves; Bajío dry forests; Balsas dry forests; Belizean pine forests; Bermuda subtropical conifer forests; Canadian Aspen forests and parklands; Caribbean; Caribbean shrublands; Central American Atlantic moist forests; Central American dry forests; Central American montane forests; Central American pine-oak forests; Central Canadian Shield forests; Central Mexican matorral; Central U.S. hardwood forests; Central and Southern mixed grasslands; Central forest-grasslands transition; Central tall grasslands; Chiapas Depression dry forests; Chiapas montane forests; Chihuahuan desert; Chimalapas montane forests; Costa Rican seasonal moist forests; Cuban cactus scrub; Cuban dry forests; Cuban moist forests; Cuban pine forests; Cuban wetlands; East Central Texas forests; Eastern Canadian forests; Eastern Great Lakes lowland forests; Eastern forest-boreal transition; Edwards Plateau savanna; Enriquillo wetlands; Everglades; Flint Hills tall grasslands; Florida sand pine scrub; Fraser Plateau and Basin complex; Gulf of St. Lawrence lowland forests; Hispaniolan dry forests; Hispaniolan moist forests; Hispaniolan pine forests; Isthmian-Pacific moist forests; Jalisco dry forests; Jamaican dry forests; Jamaican moist forests; Meseta Central matorral; Mid-Continental Canadian forests; Middle Atlantic coastal forests; Midwestern Canadian Shield forests; Miskito pine forests; Mississippi lowland forests; Motagua Valley thornscrub; New England-Acadian forests; North America; Northeastern coastal forests; Northern Pacific coastal forests; Northern mixed grasslands; Northern short grasslands; Northern tall grasslands; Oaxacan montane forests; Okhotsk-Manchurian taiga; Ozark Mountain forests; Pacific Coastal Mountain icefields and tundra; Pantanos de Centla; Petén-Veracruz moist forests; Piney Woods forests; Puerto Rican dry forests; Puerto Rican moist forests; Sierra Madre Occidental pine-oak forests; Sierra Madre Oriental pine-oak forests; Sierra Madre de Chiapas moist forest; Sierra Madre de Oaxaca pine-oak forests; Sierra Madre del Sur pine-oak forests; Sierra de los Tuxtlas; South Florida rocklands; Southeastern conifer forests; Southeastern mixed forests; Southern Great Lakes forests; Southern Hudson Bay taiga; Southern Pacific dry forests; Talamancan montane forests; Tamaulipan matorral; Tamaulipan mezquital; Tehuacán Valley matorral; Texas blackland prairies; Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt pine-oak forests; Upper Midwest forest-savanna transition; Ussuri broadleaf and mixed forests; Veracruz dry forests; Veracruz moist forests; Veracruz montane forests; Western Great Lakes forests; Western Gulf Coastal grasslands; Western Michigan Universitys Asylum Lake; Western short grasslands; Yucatán dry forests; Yucatán moist forests;
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Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-12-27, in
Attributes / relations provided by ♦ 1
Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing.
Ecology 88:1605 ♦ 2
de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits.
Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 ♦ 3LIFE HISTORY TRAITS OF OPEN- VS. CAVITY-NESTING BIRDS
, Thomas E. Martin and Pingjun Li, Ecology, 73(2), 1992, pp. 579-592 ♦ 4International Flea Database
Range map provided by Ridgely, R. S., T. F. Allnutt, T. Brooks, D. K. McNicol, D. W. Mehlman, B. E. Young, and J. R. Zook. 2007. Digital Distribution Maps of the Birds of the Western Hemisphere, version 3.0. NatureServe
, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
Data provided by NatureServe in collaboration with Robert Ridgely, James Zook, The Nature Conservancy - Migratory Bird Program, Conservation International - CABS, World Wildlife Fund - US, and Environment Canada - WILDSPACE.