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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Sapsuckers sound like the Psycho movie shower scene

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, female

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, male

Remember the music from the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's "Psyco" movie? Well that is what we are reminded of when we hear the calls of the Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers who nest here every year. We hear them more than we see them and they make other calls and drumming noises than the Psycho one, but that is the call that gets our attention every time! Go to this link and listen to the second call down, recorded in Maine,…/Yellow-bellied_Sapsu…/sounds
(photo is of female, male has red throat)

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