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    • Yellow Hammer
    • Northern Flicker
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    • Pica-pau-mosqueado
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    • Colaptes auratus
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    • Carpintero de pechera
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    • pic flamboyant
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Recent observations

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Square

What

northern flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

sarahcarline

Date

October 30, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

October 29, 2014 01:19 PM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Date

October 28, 2014

Description

One by Eddy Lake beach area.

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What

Carpintero de pechera Colaptes auratus

Observer

marisaelca

Date

October 25, 2014

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

marisaelca

Date

October 25, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

adrained

Date

October 26, 2014 11:30 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

pieceofmind

Date

September 28, 2014

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

cspnl

Date

October 17, 2014 01:18 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Date

November 26, 2005

Description

From the angle of the shot, I can't see red or yellow coloring on the under wing so i'll have to chalk it up to being a Northern Flicker but it is either the Red shafted or the gilded Flicker.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

pieceofmind

Date

September 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) Colaptes auratus

Observer

kentr4000

Date

October 25, 2014 09:48 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) Colaptes auratus

Observer

kentr4000

Date

October 25, 2014 09:42 AM EDT
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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.