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    • Colaptes auratus
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    • Northern Flicker
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Recent observations

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 27, 2015 07:14 AM PST

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northern flicker Colaptes auratus

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tonyg

Date

February 18, 2015

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

dwest

Date

February 25, 2015 10:57 AM PST

Place

Guard Road (Google, OSM)

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Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) Colaptes auratus

Observer

junglejenny

Date

February 19, 2015

Description

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)

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northern flicker Colaptes auratus

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bahassett

Date

February 23, 2015 09:00 AM EST

Place

Durham, NC (Google, OSM)

Description

on sidewalk outside FEL building, near walkway to Environment Hall; moved off sidewalk for dorsal photo

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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mhanthony

Date

February 22, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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miketroll

Date

February 22, 2015

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northern flicker Colaptes auratus

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crusty

Date

February 22, 2015

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Northern flicker Colaptes auratus

Date

February 22, 2015

Description

This is the first time I've seen the male and female together at the feeder.

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Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) Colaptes auratus

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

February 20, 2015 07:49 AM AKST

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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lonnyholmes

Date

February 19, 2015 09:29 AM PST

Description

Several observed, occasional feeding.

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

robberfly

Date

February 20, 2015
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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.