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    • Colaptes auratus
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    • Northern Flicker
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Recent observations

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

dweeks

Date

April 10, 2011 09:51 AM EDT

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What

Northern flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

garychang

Date

August 21, 2014 10:52 AM PDT

Description

This bird was extremely proficient at keeping a bush or tree between itself and me at all times.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

taogirl

Date

July 24, 2014

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Square

What

Red-shafted Flicker Colaptes auratus ssp. cafer

Observer

dave-barry

Date

August 16, 2014

Description

female

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What

northern flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

dreierj

Date

October 8, 1989

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Square

What

northern flicker Colaptes auratus

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jay

Date

August 14, 2014

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

taogirl

Date

July 27, 2014

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What

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) Colaptes auratus

Observer

liamtai

Date

August 14, 2014 09:56 AM EDT

Description

Flew into an open cage and snapped a few pictures before it flew away. When it flew away it looked like it had a marking like a cottontail.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

mcduck

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

I got better photos of this guy Monday than I did last week when I was at the spring. Blue Oak, Sagebrush, Buckwheat habitat.

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

alicep

Date

August 10, 2014

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

taogirl

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

Near Visitor Center in Dutch Charlie Area of Ridgway State Park

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

bouveriebio

Date

August 5, 2014

Description

Take with remote wildlife camera.

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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.