Discovery in the Grass

I found this Northern Flicker yesterday as it was sitting in a field under sunny skies. I like this angle which displays the distinctive red mark on the back of its head. The Northern Flicker is a member of the woodpecker family. I’ve seen a few over the years, but this is the closest I’ve been to one.

Photo Copyright Jeffrey Foltice

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4 Comments

  1. Beautiful birds. We have them too but ours are the red-shafted ones and I think (judging by the bit of yellow peeking out on this one) that yours is the yellow-shafted northern flicker. Nice closeup!

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