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Northern Flicker/Yellow shafted Flicker

Colaptes auratus

Description:

The northern flicker is a large brown woodpecker. It has a white tail with black bars and a black tip, a light brown to off-white breast with black to brown spots. it has a black bib on its upper chest. The yellow-shafted flicker has a red patch on its neck and yellow feathers on the inside of its wings. The male has a black mustache.

Habitat:

Found in a suburb area with open space & trees.

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2 Comments

JimmyE
JimmyE 8 years ago

Thank you Jemma! It sure was a nice fall day :)

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 8 years ago

lovely autumn feel to the picture!

JimmyE
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JimmyE

Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Nov 2, 2013
Submitted on Nov 2, 2013

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