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Recent observations

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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wisel

Date

August 31, 2015 01:33 PM PDT

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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charlie

Date

September 2, 2015 01:10 PM EDT

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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nanorca13

Date

September 1, 2015 01:38 PM PDT

Description

2 Starlings trying to case flicker off of suet feeder.

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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jollygoodyellow

Date

August 31, 2015 09:48 AM ADT

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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marvelliott

Date

August 30, 2015

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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dean_g

Date

August 26, 2015

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Yellow-shafted Flicker Colaptes auratus ssp. auratus

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jasonyu

Date

August 30, 2015 10:51 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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nanorca13

Date

March 28, 2015 06:20 PM PDT

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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sanguinaria33

Date

August 28, 2015 11:21 AM CDT

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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dpom

Date

August 28, 2015 05:00 AM PDT

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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johnboback

Date

August 27, 2015 05:56 PM EDT

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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beartracker

Date

August 22, 2015

Place

Redway, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Wing feather

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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.