[CT Birds] sapsuckers
cwood022 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 08:18:41 EDT 2016
Most definitely more YBSA the last few years, but actually, if you look at the 2002 range map in Birds of North America, you see that the (then) winter range was south of CT and the summer range was north of CT Now they are here year round. Hard to use climate change as an explanation if they are further south in summer and further north in winter. More likely long term reforestation here is the influencing factor.
> On Jun 13, 2016, at 7:47 AM, zellene via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> I have also noticed more sapsuckers than I have ever seen in various locations in CT. They must have had a really good breeding season last year. Or climate change perhaps.
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