Northern Flicker – 4/15/20

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 4/15/20

Observation Time: 2:45 p.m.

Observation Location: Conservation land near Sandy Ridge Circle

Common Name: Northern Flicker

Scientific Name: Colaptes auratus

Comments: Flickers are woodpeckers, but they are unusual in that they eat ants and beetles on the ground. They are sometimes called yellow-shafted flickers. 

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