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Female Northern Flicker


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Characteristics
Colouring Brown with black bars on back and wings. Black patch on upper breast and belly is beige with black spots. Tail is black on top. Eastern birds have yellow undersides to tail and wings, western have red tail / wing undersides.
Voice Sustained "ki ki ki ki"
Feeds on Insects, berries, seeds and nuts
Flight Undulating, quick succession of flaps followed by a pause.
Nesting Hole / Hollow in Tree
Social Pairs
Female Northern Flicker
Page Last Updated 6/17/2020 8:11:58 AM
Base Information
Sex Female
Age Both
Status LC-Least Concern
Order Piciformes
Family Picidae
Species Colaptes auratus
Category Woodpeckers
StdName Northern Flicker
Vital Statistics
Length 11.0 to 14.2 ins
Weight 2.4 to 5.9 ozs
Wingspan 16.5 to 21.3 ins
Lifespan 0 to 0 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution (underline = this CommonName used here) YCommon SScarce RRare NNot Seen
Region EUEurope
Region NANorth America
Country CACanada
Country USUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Female Northern Flicker (Species=Colaptes auratus)