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    • Colaptes auratus
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    • Carpintero de pechera
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    • Northern Flicker
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    • pic flamboyant
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Recent observations

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

raulagrait

Date

May 23, 2015 06:11 PM HST

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No photos or sounds

What

northern flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

thelynns

Date

May 23, 2015 06:00 AM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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bryophytegirl

Date

May 23, 2015 10:42 AM PDT

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What

northern flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 20, 2015

Description

This bird must really irritate these homeowners... It bangs on this chimney top a lot! :)

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No photos or sounds

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Date

the past

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

hoppy1951

Date

April 1, 2015 06:37 PM EDT

Description

Cuban ssp. C. a chrysocaulosus, female. Cayo Coco, Ciego de Ávila, Cuba.

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No photos or sounds

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

field_daze

Date

May 21, 2015

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No photos or sounds

What

Yellow-shafted Flicker Colaptes auratus ssp. auratus

Observer

mothvet

Date

May 17, 2015

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Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

tiwane

Date

May 19, 2015 01:13 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

May 19, 2015 05:45 PM PDT

Description

Red-shafted.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

May 16, 2015 08:33 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

hcc11

Date

May 19, 2015 10:22 AM EDT

Description

Found in a hole of a tree
Under-feathers
A meals 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.