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|Yellow-bellied x Red-naped Sapsucker (hybrid) (Sphyrapicus varius x nuchalis) Woodpeckers (Picidae)|
|Gulbuget x Rødnakket Saftspætte (hybrid) Carpintero Moteado x Nuca Roja (híbrido)|
2012-12-05 Cerro arriba de Cd. Guzmán, Jalisco (Jal), Mexico
Adult male. My preliminary conclusion is that it is such a hybrid. However, it is difficult to find information and photos online to confirm this. I base my conclusion mainly on the lack of black border toward the lower corner of the red throat patch, plus that the back patches are well-concentrated and not so diffuse as can been seen on a pure Yellow-bellied; perhaps the whitish part of the black eye stripe is also a hybrid character. Comments are welcomed.