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

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November 23, 2014 09:51 AM CST

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northern flicker Colaptes auratus

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September 30, 2014 10:14 AM CDT

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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November 16, 2014 04:48 PM PST

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Northern flicker Colaptes auratus

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October 25, 2014

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northern flicker Colaptes auratus

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ericisley

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October 3, 2004

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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erikamitchell

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April 23, 2014 01:34 PM EDT

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November 1, 2014 02:02 PM PDT

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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November 2, 2014

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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November 1, 2014

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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chuckd

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October 18, 2014

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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November 17, 2014

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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November 15, 2014 10:11 PM PST

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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.