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  • Russian
    • Золотой шилоклювый дятел
  • Scientific Names
    • Colaptes auratus
  • Spanish
    • Carpintero de pechera
  • English
    • Northern Flicker
    • Yellow Hammer
  • French
    • pic flamboyant
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • NOFL
  • Portuguese
    • Pica-pau-mosqueado
  • Finnish
    • kultatikka

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Recent observations

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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biohexx1

Date

January 17, 2017 08:06 AM PST

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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mrfish33

Date

January 13, 2017 02:04 PM PST

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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mrfish33

Date

January 13, 2017 09:38 AM PST

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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kljinsitka

Date

January 8, 2017 12:42 PM AKST

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Date

December 30, 2016 12:18 PM CST

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Yellow-shafted Flicker Colaptes auratus ssp. auratus

Observer

dannym

Date

December 24, 2016 01:45 PM CST

Description

Shaft is very orange.

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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debaraj

Date

January 16, 2017 03:58 AM PST

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Red-shafted Flicker Colaptes auratus ssp. cafer

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joannerusso

Date

January 11, 2017 04:36 PM EST

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Yellow-shafted Flicker Colaptes auratus ssp. auratus

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allenratzlaff

Date

January 15, 2017 09:40 AM EST

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Yellow-shafted Flicker Colaptes auratus ssp. auratus

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kbeza31979

Date

January 11, 2017 03:20 PM EST

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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leslawrence

Date

January 10, 2017 05:14 PM EST

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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ramonalaird

Date

December 25, 2016 11:52 AM PST
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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.
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