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  • Portuguese
    • Pica-pau-mosqueado
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    • Colaptes auratus
  • Spanish
    • Carpintero de pechera
  • English
    • Northern Flicker
  • French
    • pic flamboyant
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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

kaitlin

Date

July 23, 2014

Description

Adult male on left and I believe two juveniles to the right based on posturing and the pointed shape of the rectrices or tail feathers.

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No photos or sounds

Observer

rebeccafay

Date

July 22, 2014 03:27 PM PDT

Description

Test

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

taogirl

Date

July 21, 2014

Description

not a very good picture as I took it through the screen in our pop up. A flicker shows up every morning in a small tree outside. If I try to go out and get a better picture, it is gone so for now this is what I have.

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No photos or sounds

What

northern flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

emilyyyjs

Date

July 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Male and female perched and jumping branch to branch signing.

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

goldeagle60

Date

July 16, 2014 06:57 PM EDT

Description

Woodpecker, brown with black spots, white rump, yellow wings. Both birds had the mustache, but one was an adult, and one was a juvenile.

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

cspnl

Date

November 8, 2013 09:18 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

northern flicker Colaptes auratus

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bennet

Date

February 22, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

rehb

Date

March 8, 2014

Description

Northern Flicker on a tree in the back garden. Just came across this photo which was taken in early March.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

kpmcfarland

Date

July 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

camelorama

Date

July 19, 2014 02:16 PM PDT

Description

Local family 3 birds

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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northern flicker Colaptes auratus

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kylejones

Date

July 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

jacob_roalef

Date

June 7, 2014

Description

KSU Bird Club Observation.

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Description from Wikipedia

The Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) is a medium-sized member of the woodpecker family. It is native to most of North America, parts of Central America, Cuba, the Cayman Islands, and is one of the few woodpecker species that migrate. There are over 100 common names for the Northern Flicker. Among them are: Yellowhammer, clape, gaffer woodpecker, harry-wicket, heigh-ho, wake-up, walk-up, wick-up, yarrup, and gawker bird. Many of these names are attempts at imitating some of its...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.