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    • Colaptes auratus
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Recent observations

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What

northern flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

tlim

Date

December 18, 2014 08:47 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

tiwane

Date

December 18, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

December 17, 2014 11:06 AM PST

Description

Botton Bird - Northern Flicker, observe oval chest patch.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

tnewman

Date

December 16, 2014

Place

Jones Park (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

naturenut

Date

December 15, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 13, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

marioantonio

Date

November 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-shafted Flicker Colaptes auratus ssp. cafer

Observer

mikaelb

Date

December 13, 2014 08:04 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

taogirl

Date

December 12, 2014

Description

a pair of Flickers

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

December 11, 2014 12:01 PM PST

Description

no chest patch.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

December 11, 2014 11:56 AM PST

Description

Northern Flicker. 4 of these large woodpeckers seen.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

taogirl

Date

December 10, 2014
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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.