The northern flicker (Colaptes auratus) is a medium-sized member of the ...
Among them are: yellowhammer (as it's known as the state bird of Alabama),
Learn how to identify Northern Flicker, its life history, cool facts, sounds and calls,
and watch videos. Northern Flickers are large, brown woodpeckers with a ...
Two very different-looking forms -- Yellow-shafted Flicker in the east and north,
and Red-shafted ... Photo: Alan_Gubanich/Great Backyard Bird Count Participant
Northern Flicker habitat, behavior, diet, migration patterns, conservation ... the
two forms are common, and some Red-shafted birds in Washington have red
By Melissa Mayntz , About.com GuideJanuary 5, 2012
This week's featured bird
is one of the most widespread but also most controversial woodpeckers in North America: while the northern flicker
is easily recognized, there is great debate in the birding
world about whether... More »
Yellow-winged eastern and boreal birds (“yellow-shafted flickers”) and salmon-
or red-winged western and Mexican birds (“red-shafted flickers”) differ in ...
Apr 6, 2015 ... The Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) is a common bird in many areas of the
Pacific Northwest. They visit yards and feeders and are visually ...
The northern flicker also eats beetles, flies, butterflies, moths and snails, and
often forages amongst other birds including sparrows and blackbirds, either
Flickers are members of the woodpecker family. They are named for the brilliant
yellow or red undersides of their wings and tails that cause the birds to resemble
The sounds of the birds' vocalizations has led to some of these names. The
Eastern race is also known as "Yellow-shafted Flicker" or "'Yellowhammer" in ...