Northern Flicker – 3/21/09

Observer: Rick Dumont

Observation Date: 3/21/09

Observation Time: 3:00 p.m.

Observation Location: Backyard near Bay Road

Common Name: Northern Flicker

Scientific Name: Colaptes auratus

Comments: Love the coloring…

If you learn to recognize the distinctive call of the flicker, you will hear them frequently in wooded areas.

More Information: Cornell Lab of Ornithology “All About Birds”