N.H. Back Yard Bird

by Wende
(Belmont, NH)

Size - 13" bigger than a Robin. Smaller than a crow.

Back - Brown
Breast - Black shape the size of a 50 cent piece
Belly - mottled
When head bent there was a red streak on the neck
Was eating bugs in my lawn.
Time of day 1 p.m.
I could see white under his folded wings.
What is it????
Long beak the size of his head

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Sep 22, 2010
northern flicker
by: gigi

sounds a bit like a northern flicker.
I think I've posted a picture of one a while back
check it out,see if its the same.

Thanks Gigi for your input. Here's the link;
Northern Flicker

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