Flickering

Colaptes auratusIf you’re going to hide in the ornamental cherry, don’t be screeching. But then, nobody ever accused the Northern Flickers (Colaptes auratus) of being subtle, with their loud calls, white rumps, and flickering yellow underwings (red in the West). Not to mention this palate of plumage…

3 Responses to “Flickering”


  1. 1 Libby Borden October 25, 2016 at 7:05 am

    I always look at your post and I just live the flicker. Hope all is well

  2. 2 hazel October 25, 2016 at 11:30 am

    LOVE Northern Flickers. Nice photo!


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