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Category Archives: Northern Flicker

My first Northern Flicker turned up late in the summer but it was almost five months before I was able to get my first shot of it. In the last month I’ve been able to get quite a few shots of it at my feeder.

 

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I was photographing a Northern Flicker when a Red-bellied Woodpecker turned up. It wasn’t long before a fight ensued. The flicker lost and soon left the feeder.

 

 

I’ve had a Northern Flicker turning up at my bird feeder since last fall but I’ve never been able to get a photo because it is very skittish. During a recent snowstorm I happened to be photographing when it turned up. It looked very apprehensive when it came to the feeder and sat for a long time before it started eating. This is the first Northern Flicker that I’ve photographed on the farm.

 

On a recent visit to Hoffman Hills Recreation Area I had a chance to photograph three different birds for the first time at Hoffman Hills.

Clay-colored Sparrow

Clay-colored Sparrow

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill Cranes

Northern Flicker

Northern Flicker