0630-0915; field ornithology class.
Seen by experienced birders in HOFU bioblitz (Chris, Liam, Jamie, Pat, Trevor).
eBird checklistS29861724:Colaptes auratus
eBird checklistS29861721:Colaptes auratus
eBird checklistS29877489:Colaptes auratus
eBird checklistS29861723:Colaptes auratus
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...