Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - first-winter male, N. Whitney Street, Amherst, Hampshire County, Jan 2nd.
We had a really nice surprise this morning when a young male Yellow-bellied Sapsucker flew into the feeders on our rear deck. It spent most of its time feeding on peanuts and visited frequently for the remainder of the day. A great bird to have in mid-winter and the first sapsucker that I've since in Amherst since early October. Also today, increasing visits and increasing numbers of Pine Siskins actually working our feeders with up to five present at any one time.