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Yellow-shafted Northern Flicker (male)

Colaptes auratus


This individual is a male, as indicated by its black malar (moustache). [See Photo 1 of 2.] Both males and females have a red crescent on the nape of their neck. [See Photo 2 of 2.]


Huntley Meadows Park, a 1,425 acre wetland area in Fairfax County, Virginia USA. Related Resource:


Copyright © 2012 Walter Sanford. All rights reserved.

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Virginia, USA

Spotted on Mar 7, 2012
Submitted on Mar 8, 2012

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