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Northern Flicker (Yellow shafted)

Colaptes auratus


The head is grey, the face orange, with black mustache for the male, the back is brown, barred with black stripes. The underparts are white, spotted with black. The rump is white. The primaries are lined with bright yellow


Suburban area in Prairies habitat.

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Saskatoon, Canada

Spotted on Jul 31, 2012
Submitted on Sep 16, 2012

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