Sunday March 26, 2006
Geoff and I watched a male Yellow-bellied Sapsucker in Bruce and Ann
Gove's yard at Fisher Lake Drive in Redwood Valley this morning. The
bird was working the birch trees near the road until a Sharp-shinned
Hawk flew in, spooking the Sapsucker and two Mourning Doves.
The bird has been seen at this location for at least a week and the
three birches are easily visible from the road. They're in the front
yard of the first house on the right at the corner of Fisher Lake and