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Recent observations

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

swampy

Date

June 22, 2011

Description

On Quaking Aspen

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

nanorca13

Date

April 25, 2015 02:05 PM PDT

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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russellm08

Date

July 27, 2015 10:18 AM CDT

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

erint

Date

June 29, 2015 09:21 AM EDT

Description

One seemed to be a juvenile

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What

Yellow-shafted Flicker Colaptes auratus ssp. auratus

Observer

chrismoody

Date

July 12, 2015 06:43 PM BST

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

chrismoody

Date

July 15, 2015 12:22 PM BST

Place

edmonton (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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jaliya

Date

July 29, 2015

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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nanorca13

Date

May 13, 2015 07:52 AM PDT

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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jpage_cwf

Date

June 30, 2015 04:25 PM EDT

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

leptodia

Date

July 28, 2015 08:55 AM EDT

Description

Most likely paid the ultimate price for enjoying a meal of ants

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

dkinto

Date

July 25, 2015

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

kueda

Date

July 22, 2015 12:02 PM PDT
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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.