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    • Colaptes auratus
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    • Carpintero de pechera
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    • Northern Flicker
    • Yellow Hammer
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    • pic flamboyant
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    • Pica-pau-mosqueado

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Recent observations

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 26, 2015 07:08 AM PDT

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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skiman1016

Date

April 26, 2015

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Northern flicker Colaptes auratus

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jnelson

Date

March 29, 2012

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No photos or sounds

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Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) Colaptes auratus

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kentr4000

Date

April 26, 2015 09:34 AM EDT

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No photos or sounds

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Northern flicker Colaptes auratus

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kentr4000

Date

April 26, 2015 08:16 AM EDT

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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erikamitchell

Date

April 24, 2015 07:53 AM EDT

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No photos or sounds

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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atb7808

Date

April 21, 2015 06:27 PM EDT

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NOFL Colaptes auratus

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zaccota

Date

April 23, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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richard8

Date

April 21, 2015 08:09 AM MDT

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NOFL Colaptes auratus

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zaccota

Date

April 21, 2015

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

mrcheapyasui

Date

April 1, 2015 10:51 AM PDT

Description

Has long beak and striped feathers. Black bib on chest. Maybe a woodpecker?

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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northern flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

jonibaum

Date

April 22, 2015 08:51 AM EDT

Description

Red bar on back of head. Large brownish bird. Two note call

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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.