Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Calls

February 27, 2021 – Stout Farm Road


Slow and decelerating
Variable in duration and pattern (Dennis 1964)

Drumming recording coming soon



January 2, 2023 – Tanglewood Park
January 2, 2023 (2) – Tanglewood Park

More Recordings

Woodpecker calls
Woodpecker drumming


Dennis, J. V. (1964). Woodpecker damage to utility poles: with special reference to the role of territory and resonance. Bird-Banding 35:225-253.

Pieplow, Nathan (2017). Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds of Eastern North America. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, MA.

Walters, E. L., E. H. Miller, and P. E. Lowther (2020). Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.