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Northern flicker

Colaptes auratus


The northern flicker is a brown and black woodpecker with a large white rump patch visible only when flying. Black necklace above a speckled breast. Red spot on nape of neck. Black mustache. The female lacks the black mustache.


Open wooded area at Kinder Farm Park in Millersville, Maryland

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Maryland, USA

Spotted on Dec 14, 2014
Submitted on Dec 17, 2014

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