Northern Flicker – 5/15/20
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 5/15/20
Observation Time: 9:20 a.m.
Observation Location: Conservation land near Lakeview & Morse Sts.
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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