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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

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

mchapman

Date

December 5, 2016 08:52 AM MST

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

ellen5

Date

November 27, 2016

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-shafted Flicker Colaptes auratus ssp. cafer

Observer

heatherpickard

Date

September 26, 2012 08:41 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

moonbugs

Date

December 5, 2016 06:05 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

paloma

Date

December 1, 2016 11:43 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

bryonlichtenhan

Date

December 3, 2016 01:27 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

wendy52

Date

December 5, 2016 07:46 AM PST

Description

Morning beauty!

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

quantron

Date

December 4, 2016 02:25 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-shafted Flicker Colaptes auratus ssp. cafer

Observer

jaykeller

Date

December 4, 2016 11:36 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

kueda

Date

December 4, 2016 02:00 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

rehb

Date

December 4, 2016 03:18 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

charlotte12

Date

December 4, 2016 11:40 AM EST
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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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