Mr. Curious

by John Shi
(Framingham, Massachusett)

Medium to large, long beak, light brown dotted under belly, a distinct bright red mark on the upper back neck

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Apr 28, 2015
mr curious
by: Brook

hi John,

The Northern Flicker is a woodpecker whose main diet is ants although they love suet. The yellow-shafted flicker like yours has the red on the nape of the neck, the red-shafted has a red mark on the side of it's face. When they take flight the underwings are a beautiful golden or red, respective.

Apr 26, 2015
Northern flicker
by: Susan

Your bird is a Northern Flicker. You will find lots of info about Northern Flickers on this site.

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