Eastern Massachusetts

by Dan
(Lexington, MA, USA)

bright red collar only on the back of the neck.

dark black triangle on chest
black circles around the eyes
longish narrow beak
speckled brown wings and tail

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Apr 19, 2014
eastern massachusetts NEW
by: Brook

The Northern Flicker's diet consists mostly of ants and they will eat your suet in the winter. They have a very interesting mating call that you should be able to hear right now as the male is the one with the red on the back of his head and it is the male who calls for a female. He may still be trying to attract a mate for the season.

Apr 19, 2014
It's a Northern Flicker NEW
by: Dan

found out that it's a northern flicker

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