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Recent observations

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

wildbirdsong

Date

July 2, 2015 10:43 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Foraging, vocalizing and drumming in the coniferous forest adjacent to the meadow

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

beartracker

Date

June 22, 2015

Place

Redway, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Tracks in sand.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

taogirl

Date

July 4, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

aidangowland

Date

June 29, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

swampy

Date

July 3, 2015

Description

Two flickers were displaying to each other

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

cdorsay

Date

July 3, 2015 01:48 PM ADT

Description

Nesting in old yellow birch

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

johndixon1972

Date

July 4, 2015 10:47 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

charlie

Date

July 3, 2015 02:31 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

I think. Medium sized woodpecker type bird.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

kylejones

Date

July 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

keimwj

Date

July 1, 2011 08:16 AM EDT

Description

01 Jul 2011.
Hidden Lake, Bucks Co, PA.
Adult male.
ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S8494988

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

swampy

Date

June 30, 2015

Description

Shy bird

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

maractwin

Date

June 30, 2015 12:29 PM 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.