Northern Flicker – 3/21/09
Observer: Rick Dumont
Observation Date: 3/21/09
Observation Time: 3:00 p.m.
Observation Location: Backyard near Bay Road
Common Name: Northern Flicker
Scientific Name: Colaptes auratus
Comments: Love the coloring…
If you learn to recognize the distinctive call of the flicker, you will hear them frequently in wooded areas.
More Information: Cornell Lab of Ornithology “All About Birds”