Gorgeous Bird - Unknown Species

by Sarah
(Norfolk, VA)

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I live in Tidewater, VA on a waterway subsidiary of the Chesapeake Bay. This bird was found at the back of my yard, 20 ft. from the canal on 10-13-2013. The head is a taupe color, while the chest is speckled. The wing span is yellow, underneath with yellow markings on tail. An absolute gorgeous bird, who unfortunately did not make the migration. :-(

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Oct 15, 2013
Yellow-shafted Flicker NEW
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Looks like a yellow-shafted flicker to me!

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