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Northern Flicker woodpeckers are one of the most beautiful and widespread woodpeckers in North America. - photographer Ursula Vernon

Northern Flicker woodpeckers are one of the most beautiful and widespread woodpeckers in North America. - photographer Ursula Vernon - Tap the pin for the most adorable pawtastic fur baby apparel! You'll love the dog clothes and cat clothes!

Northern flicker - they are such a nuisance!--drumming on the metal top our our chimney and screeching like King Kong calling in the jungle.   Click on the link to Woodpecker Control Repellants and other products for woodpecker/bird control or removal that I'm thinking about using.

Northern flicker - they are such a nuisance!--drumming on the metal top of our chimney and screeching like King Kong calling in the jungle.

Yellow-Shafted Northern Flicker {Female} (Colaptes Auratus) © Nature's Pic's (www.naturespicsonline.com)

Build a Capsule Wardrobe by Starting with Nature: Northern Flicker

Red Shafted Flicker/The Northern Flicker is a medium-sized member of the woodpecker family. It is native to most of North America, parts of Central America, Cuba, the Cayman Islands, and is one of the few woodpecker species that migrate.

Northern Flicker

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Northern Flicker. I think I may be in love.

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) - The northern flicker is a medium-sized member of the woodpecker family. It is native to most of North America, parts of Central America, Cuba, the Cayman Islands, and is one of the few woodpecker species that migrate.

Nature has some pretty incredible creatures. This one's a beauty.

Mirabellicious ♥: Airs and Graces in the Garden. Colaptes auratus, 'Northern Flicker (Yellow Shafted) on a Tree Limb', photography by Lee Hunter via IBC (The Internet Bird Collection).

It's a real treat to see these birds, they're pretty big so you can't miss them. They totally dominate the suet!

Northern Flicker Adult male yellow-shafted Brown and black barred backPale underparts with black spotsBlack mark on chestNo red nape (males have red nape crescent)Brown or gray face and throat contrasts with underparts© Steve Delloff, September 2008

Woodpecker Identification Chart | Exploring Nature Educational Resource

How fortunate we are here in Western New York to have 7 different species of Woodpeckers living amongst us. Important in controlling insect populations, Woodpeckers are greatly served by the presen…

Red-bellied Woodpecker adult female by Gary Mueller

Red-bellied Woodpecker Adult female Red nape, reddish around base of bill Black and white barred back Gray crown and face

Northern Flicker - These guys show up whenever I disturb an ant nest in my raised beds.

Northern Flicker, Life History, All About Birds - Cornell Lab of Ornithology