Northern Flicker – 4/28/24

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 4/28/24

Observation Time: 9:00 a.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary

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 because of the yellow feathers on the underside of their tails.

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