Sandy in Colorado

by Sandy
(Montrose, Colorado )

2/7/18

Late afternoon, we are watching an “easily identifiable” red-shafted Northern Flicker in our backyard. After reading about them we realize he was pecking ants out of the lawn. Beautiful bird - we were able to watch with binoculars for quite a while. The habitat around our yard is bushy with large cottonwood trees. Currently no snow on the ground!

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by: roma

hi sandy. just realized that no one hss responded. thank you for sharing. my mourning doves eat ants also.

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