Northern Flicker (fledgling) – 6/24/11
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 6/24/11
Observation Time: 10:45 a.m.
Observation Location: Gavins Pond Road
Common Name: Northern Flicker (fledgling)
Scientific Name: Colaptes auratus
Comments: This fledgling Northern Flicker was on the ground at first, but it hopped over to a tamarack tree and climbed up, pecking from time to time under the bark and calling repeatedly as if it wanted its mother.
More Information: Cornell Lab of Ornithology “All About Birds”