Dark Light
Northern Flicker
Colaptes auratus

Featured image credit: “Northern flicker on Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge” by USFWS Mountain Prairie is licensed under CC BY 2.0

To hear songs, learn identification information, migratory patterns, and some fun facts, check out the Northern Flicker page offered by one of my favorite resources: the Cornell Lab of Ornithology »

All text and photos copyright © 2022 Middle Way Nature Reserve, unless noted.
Related Posts

American Robin

You can throw a stone in the suburbs and hit a robin (but please don't!) however I've only seen ONE the entire time I've been out here at Middle Way. Weird!

Brown Thrasher

It's many variations of continuous songs (more than 1,100 types) can drive you bonkers almost as much as a mockingbird can.

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Did you know we have a local cuckoo bird? We do! And it's another bird that's easy to hear but hard to spot.