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August 2, 2017 / Leslie

Wordless Wednesday: Northern Flicker

Almost wordless: While out monitoring for breeding birds, I came upon a pair of Northern Flickers defending their tree from a young Cooper’s Hawk. The male had stopped diving at the hawk and glared at him from the top of a snag.

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  1. Bill / Aug 2 2017 1:48 am

    Reminds me of a woodpecker in the UK

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  2. Beth F / Aug 2 2017 6:42 am

    Good capture! Flickers often visit my bird feeders.

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  3. BermudaOnion / Aug 2 2017 8:25 am

    He does look like he’s glaring!

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  4. Beth Hoffman / Aug 2 2017 9:48 am

    I haven’t seen a Northern Flicker in years. Thanks for sharing this photo!

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  5. Vicki / Aug 2 2017 1:50 pm

    I don’t think I’ve ever seen one.

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  6. Suko / Aug 2 2017 3:16 pm

    Perfect photo!

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  7. roth0003 / Aug 3 2017 7:48 am

    Great shot!
    I hope you’ll come share your photo at http://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2017/07/pm-paddle-on-lake.html. The linky stays open all week long.

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  8. Arti / Aug 5 2017 9:55 am

    Nice shot. We see the Northern Flicker in the summer, but soon they will depart.

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