This bird is clinging to our brick wall in the entryway.

by Sharon
(Davis, CA)


Just noticed it for the first time tonight around 5pm. It has a long bill and plump body, photo attached.


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You have a Flicker.
Susan

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Feb 05, 2017
Bird clinging to stone column NEW
by: Leslie

Same bird...Calgary, Alberta.

Jan 23, 2017
Flicker NEW
by: RunningAaronDS

Thanks for the answers. I was able to track this one down by simply searching on "bird attached to my stucco" and your answers popped up. I had taken a picture of it with its head tucked but there were no real discernible markings other than the pattern. I'd post a pic, but I don't see the option.

Mar 01, 2016
Wall clinging bird NEW
by: Val

We have had a very simular bird for the past 4 months clinging to the stucco in our entry. Ours has orange on its cheeks. I've never seen it's belly or with wings open. Took 4 months to see it's head untucked.

Nov 23, 2014
bird clinging to stucco NEW
by: Anonymous

I have this bird in my front porch as well...I live in cold lethbridge Alberta!

Nov 23, 2014
bird clinging to stucco NEW
by: Anonymous

I have this bird in my front porch as well...I live in cold lethbridge Alberta!

Feb 12, 2013
Your Flicker
by: Judy-Seattle

Hi Sharon! You have a female flicker. Only the male red-shafted flicker has the red patch on the side of his head. The yellow-shafted flicker has a red patch on the back of his head, but not on the sides. Do they cling to brick walls??? Well, obviously this one does! :-)

Feb 12, 2013
Flicker
by: Sharon

Didn't see any red on the head. Do they cling to brick walls?

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