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,
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 ...
This brown woodpecker flashes bright colors under the wings and tail when it
flies. Its ringing calls and short bursts of drumming can be heard in spring almost
Northern Flickers are unusual among North American woodpeckers in that their
general coloration is brown rather than black and white. Their backs are brown ...
Males have a tan and gray head, with red-shafted birds having a red malar stripe and yellow-shafted birds having a black malar stripe and a red nape patch. The red-shafted subspecies is most common in the western part of the range and north through British Columbia. N
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This familiar large woodpecker and the closely related gilded flicker show flashy
color in the wings and a bold white rump in flight. Yellow-winged eastern and ...
The northern flicker (Colaptes auratus) is a beautiful North American woodpecker
with a charming appearance. It is the third largest woodpecker in the region ...
Northern flickers display two color schemes. Flickers found in the eastern United
States are called yellow-shafted flickers due to the yellow coloration on the ...
Jan 29, 1999 ... The Northern Flicker is a bird of open areas and forest edges wherever ... Unlike
most species of woodpeckers, Flickers forage mostly on the ...
The Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) is an indigenous species of the
woodpecker family, and it is found in nearly all of North America, parts of Central