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Northern Flicker

Colaptes auratus

Description:

A somewhat large bird that is . there is a black wedge on it's chest, black spots on a beige/yellow underside. The male has a red or black strips from the corners of the base of the beak to the joint of the head with the neck.

Habitat:

These birds are found throughout the Midwest. This one was seen in our back yard in Omaha, NE. While never numerous, they are not rare.

Notes:

Pretty birds.

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Tukup
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Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Spotted on Jan 16, 2011
Submitted on Feb 3, 2019

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